Archive for January 7, 2023

Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI in summer 2017?w=200&h=150

By Courtney Mares

A look back: Benedict XVI’s life as pope emeritus

Pope Benedict XVI spent the final years of his life largely out of the public eye, living in retirement as... Read more

The blind man from birth washes his eyes in the Pool of Siloam?w=200&h=150

By CNA Staff

Excavation site of Pool of Siloam where Jesus cured a blind man to open to public

According to the Old Testament, the Pool of Siloam was built during the reign of King Hezekiah (2 Kings 20:20). Read more

Cardinal Joseph Zen.?w=200&h=150

By Hannah Brockhaus

Cardinal Zen meets Pope Francis, prays at Benedict XVI’s tomb

The 90-year-old cardinal was in Rome for two days after the Hong Kong authorities temporarily released his passport. Read more

Pope Francis delivers the Angelus address for the Solemnity of the Epiphany on Jan. 6, 2023.?w=200&h=150

By Hannah Brockhaus

Pope Francis reorganizes Diocese of Rome in face of ‘epochal change’

The constitution goes into effect on Jan. 31. Read more

The coffin of Pope Benedict XVI is prepared for interment in the crypt of St. Peter's Basilica on Jan. 5, 2023.?w=200&h=150

By Hannah Brockhaus

How to visit the tomb of Benedict XVI

The Vatican crypt will reopen to the public on Jan. 8. Read more