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Pope Francis greets Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI Dec. 21, 2018.

Pope Francis offers condolences to Benedict XVI following his brother’s death

Pope Francis offered his condolences to Benedict XVI Thursday following the death of his brother.   Read more

Benedict XVI prepares to board a plane at Munich airport, June 22, 2020.

Benedict XVI returns to Rome after visiting ill brother in Germany

Pope emeritus Benedict XVI arrived back in Rome Monday after a four-day trip to Germany to visit his ailing brother.  Read more

Pope emeritus Benedict XVI.

Benedict XVI to return to Rome June 22 after visit with ailing brother in Germany

Pope emeritus Benedict XVI will return to Rome and the Vatican on Monday, according to the Diocese of Regensburg.  Read more

Pope emeritus Benedict XVI.

Benedict XVI to pray at his family's gravesite in Germany

Pope emeritus Benedict XVI will visit his family’s gravesite and his former home in Pentling, Germany, in the afternoon on... Read more

Austrian nuncio laments Church opposition to crosses on Bavarian state buildings

The apostolic nuncio to Austria said Tuesday that he is “saddened and ashamed” that bishops and priests have been vocal... Read more

Bavarian bishops respond to push for more public crosses

A recent decision by the government of Bavaria to mandate that a cross be displayed in all state buildings has... Read more