Posts Tagged ‘Benedict XVI’

Benedict XVI Surprises Movement Founder By Inviting Him to Visit

Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI received in private audience on Monday two prominent proponents of Mass in the Extraordinary Form. According to the website MessainLatino, the Pope Emeritus met yesterday afternoon Cosimo Marti, co-founder and treasurer of…

Former Student Praises Recent Homily of Benedict XVI

A homily of Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI, given last Sunday at Mass for his former students, has been described as having an “extraordinary freshness and spiritual joy”. Every year Benedict XVI’s alumni, known as the “Schülerkreis”, meet in Rome. This year was the 10th annual summer meeting in the Eternal City, whi…

Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI Celebrates Mass for Former Students

Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI celebrated a special Mass Sunday morning upon conclusion of the Schuelerkreis, a yearly gathering of theologian Joseph Ratzinger’s former students. Vatican Radio reported the liturgy was held in the church of the Campo Santo Teutonico, the German cemetery within Vatican City.

Pope Benedict XVI’s other ‘family’ (Video)

Very few people can say that they personally know Benedict XVI. But his former students are definitely part of that select group. They’re hoping the Pope emeritus will join them this year, for their annual theological meeting in Castel Gandolfo from August 21st to the 24th.   To view the video click here URL: htt…

Benedict XVI’s Secretary Passes on Condolences to Pope After World Cup

Benedict XVI did not watch the World Cup Final between Argentina and Germany on television last night but knew instantly what the final score was when he saw the expression on the face of his secretary, Archbishop George Gaenswein, the following morning.  The prefect of the Pontifical Household said he watched th…

A house divided as Popes’ teams face off in World Cup championship (Video)

Germany against Argentina, the teams from the Pope’s and Pope Emeritus’ home countries will battle it out for the World Cup title. But, who will end up on top? To view the video click here URL:

Ratzinger Prize honorees show intellectual vitality, cardinal says

Vatican City, Jun 20, 2014 / 04:00 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Cardinal Camillo Ruini praised Tuesday the two winners of the 2014 Ratzinger Prize for their academic accomplishments and their commitment to the faith.

At a June 17 press conference announcing…

Archbishop Gänswein: Thread of Diplomacy Links Popes Francis and Benedict

By ANDREA GAGLIARDUCCI/CNA/EWTN NEWS | ROME — The prefect of the papal household and personal secretary to Benedict XVI recounted how the current and previous popes are connected by their diplomacy during apostolic journeys.

Archbishop Georg…

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