Feb 25, 2013 - 05:05 pm .- Pope Benedict’s eight years of service to the Church should leave the faithful filled with gratitude and renewed in both faith and love, said Cardinal Donald W. Wuerl of Washington, D.C.
Feb 25, 2013 - 04:06 pm .- Throughout the past century, God has blessed the Church with exceptional Popes, including Benedict XVI, said Bishop Demetrio Fernandez of Cordoba, Spain.
Feb 25, 2013 - 09:24 am .- Pope Benedict XVI has changed Church law allowing cardinals to vote earlier for the new Pope, provided that they are all in Rome.
Feb 25, 2013 - 09:10 am .- The Holy See has announced the dates for the eighth World Meeting of Families, officially confirming that the event will be held in Philadelphia Sept. 22-27, 2015.
Feb 25, 2013 - 05:55 am .- Pope Benedict XVI has accepted Cardinal Keith P. O’Brien’s resignation, and the cardinal has announced he will not attend the conclave.
Feb 25, 2013 - 04:31 am .- The Vatican Secretary of State has written to the world’s nuns and monks to ask for their prayers for the conclave to elect his successor