Tag: Benedict XVI

Pope Francis announced that he is not resigning

Pope Francis talked about how, despite his health problems, he never considered resigning.

Benedict XVI to be buried in first tomb of Pope John Paul II

St. John XXIII was also previously buried in the same place.

Hungarian politicians paid their last respects to former Pope Benedict XVI

Prime minister Viktor Orban went to Rome with his wife; president Katalin Novák will also attend the funeral.

Hong Kong allows Cardinal Zen to attend Benedict’s funeral

Zen was elevated to cardinal by Benedict in 2006.

Bells to ring for Benedict all around Germany

The bells of all Catholic churches of the 27 dioceses of Germany are expected to toll at 11 a.m. (local time) on Jan 5.

Christianophobia on the rise across Europe

Most acts of Christianophobia in Europe can be put in the category of discrimination rather than physical extermination (for now).

The canonisation process of the parents of Saint John Paul II will begin in May

The beatification of John Paul II took place on the 1st of May 2011 and he was canonised on the 27th of April 2014.

Benedict XVI turned ninety-three

The German Pope is considered as one of the greatest contemporary theologians.

Pope Francis prays for Chinese Catholics

At the General Audience on Wednesday, Pope Francis led the faithful in prayer for the Church in China