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April 15, 2013. One more candle on the birthday cake for Benedict XVI, and for the first time as Pope emeritus. He celebrates his 86th birthday in the intimacy of Castel Gandolfo. Eight years ago, on April 16, 2005, then-Cardinal Joseph Ratzinger turned 78 just [...]
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Interview with Bishop Javier Echevarria, prelate of Opus Dei, published March 24, 2013 in the Spanish daily La Razon. The new Pope, says Bishop Echevarria, “will often find support in the rich, ever-relevant teachings of Benedict XVI.”
LR: How did you receive the news that we [...]
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February 28, 2013. (Romereports.com) It was the first time ever a Pope's farewell was televised live. Benedict XVI left his home inside the Vatican joined by cardinals Angelo Comastri and Agostino Vallini. At about 5 p.m., before getting in the car that would take him [...]
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An article published in ABC in Spain, written by Bishop Javier Echevarria, about Benedict XVI and his teachings.
“I will not leave you orphans” (Jn 14:18), Christ told his Apostles. He promised to send them the Holy Spirit, who would make them more fully children [...]
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Pope Benedict XVI held the final General Audience of his pontificate on Wednesday in St Peter's Square. Below, please find Vatican Radio's English translation of the Holy Father's remarks.
Venerable Brothers in the Episcopate and in the Priesthood!
Dear brothers and sisters!
Thank you for coming in [...]
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February 24, 2013. (Romereports.com) It was the last time that Benedict XVI appeared before his studio window to lead the Angelus as Pope. It's estimated that about 200,000 pilgrims gathered in St. Peter's Square to thank the Pope for his eight year Pontificate.
Some came [...]
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Before this window, millions of people have cheered, sung and prayed year after year, generation after generation. It's the Pope's studio window, which is a short distance from his bedroom. Pope John XXIII began a tradition where every Sunday the Angelus is led from here. [...]
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February 27, 2013 at 10:30 AM (UTC+1).
Pope Benedict XVI in his last general audience live in:
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In his second to last Angelus, the Pope greeted thousands of pilgrims, as he looked over his studio window in St. Peter's Square. The Pope gave his catechesis on Lent, but with thousands of people there, he also thanked them for their prayers these last [...]
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Even though only 3500 tickets had been distributed for this Wednesday’s general audience, thousands more flocked to the Paul VI hall hoping to gain access for Pope Benedict XVI’s penultimate audience with pilgrims.
As soon as the Holy Father emerged onto the stage from the side [...]
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