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Translator predicts Benedict XVI's legacy as a great teacher

Feb 11, 2014 - 05:07 pm .- A former translator of Benedict XVI has predicted that the retired pontiff’s legacy will only grow, given the “wonderful freshness” and clarity of his writings.

St. Therese devotees to launch Little Way social media campaign

Jan 25, 2014 - 01:08 pm .- Not long before he resigned, Pope Benedict XVI had written several times about the need for evangelization of the rapidly growing “digital continent” of social media.

Recent Popes complement each other, Cardinal Dolan notes

Oct 4, 2013 - 03:43 pm .- Each of the last three Popes has had a different but complementary emphasis, highlighting different aspects of the faithful and the Church, said Cardinal Timothy M. Dolan of New York.

Artist's faith grows through Benedict XVI portrait

Jul 4, 2013 - 12:07 am .- A British artist who has painted the British royal family and Margaret Thatcher in person says his Christian faith “deepened” after completing a portrait of Benedict XVI.

Benedict XVI receives birthday greetings from Pope Francis

Apr 16, 2013 - 12:02 pm .- Pope Francis made a phone call on the morning of April 16 to wish a happy 86th birthday to his predecessor, Benedict XVI.

Benedict praised for Holy Saturday broadcast of Shroud

Mar 10, 2013 - 04:01 pm .- Benedict XVI's decision to allow a TV broadcast of the Shroud of Turin on March 30, Holy Saturday, has been lauded by experts for highlighting the link between the Shroud and death of Christ.

Art historian says Benedict's 'way of beauty' will continue to flower

Mar 6, 2013 - 04:04 am .- Pope Emeritus Benedict's emphasis on beauty as a means to encounter truth and grow in faith is one of the “greatest seeds” planted during his pontificate, says art historian Elizabeth Lev.

Argentinian cardinal says God spoke through Pope Benedict

Mar 4, 2013 - 04:14 pm .- Cardinal Estanislao Esteban Karlic, the retired archbishop of Parana, Argentina, said that God used Benedict XVI’s resignation from the papacy to speak a message of love to his people.

Cardinal says selecting new Pope is 'a great responsibility'

Mar 1, 2013 - 04:05 pm .- Cardinal Javier Lozano Barragan of Mexico, who participated in the conclave that elected Pope Benedict XVI, stressed the great responsibility undertaken by the cardinals who will choose the next Pope.

Beauty in liturgy the 'great legacy' of Benedict XVI

Mar 1, 2013 - 04:02 am .- Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI will be remembered in Church history for his work to recover the beauty of traditional liturgy, according to Bishop James D. Conley.

US leaders voice thanks, support for Pope Emeritus

Feb 28, 2013 - 05:02 pm .- American Catholic political officials  and commentators have solemnly expressed their appreciation and prayers for Pope Benedict XVI as his resignation goes into effect.

Cardinal Wuerl thanks Pope for guidance and humble example

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.

Spanish bishop says Benedict is latest in line of holy Popes

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.

Poll finds strong approval for Pope Benedict, Catholic tradition

Feb 22, 2013 - 02:05 am .- As the Feb. 28 resignation of Pope Benedict XVI approaches, the vast majority of U.S. Catholics have a favorable view of the pontiff, and the majority support traditional Catholic teaching as well.

Catholic leaders say Pope will be remembered for marriage defense

Feb 20, 2013 - 03:59 pm .- Two leaders from one of the world’s largest pro-life groups think Pope Benedict XVI will be remembered for defending traditional marriage and his contributions to bioethics.

Young Catholics recall Pope's profound outreach

Feb 20, 2013 - 04:07 am .- As Pope Benedict XVI prepares to conclude his duties as Holy Father, young Catholics are recalling his marked efforts to renew the faith of the youth throughout the world.

Pope remembered for linking education, love of God

Feb 19, 2013 - 04:10 am .- Pope Benedict XVI has left a lasting mark on Catholic education by showing how reason and knowledge can lead to an essential love of God, reflected scholars at leading Catholic universities.

Mother who cooked for Pope recalls his paternal care

Feb 18, 2013 - 12:04 pm .- A woman who helped cook for the Pope during his visit to Spain in 2011 said the Holy Father looked at those who prepared his meal the way that she looks at her children.

Pope says Lent is spiritual battle

Feb 17, 2013 - 05:23 am .- Pope Benedict XVI used his second to last Angelus to tell thousands of pilgrims gathered in St. Peter’s Square that Lent is a “spiritual battle.”

New Pope will be the one God wants, Spanish bishop says

Feb 14, 2013 - 12:02 pm .- The secretary general of the Spanish Bishops’ Conference defended Pope Benedict XVI’s decision to resign and said that the Holy Spirit will choose a new shepherd to govern God’s people.

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