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Known as the ‘Lourdes of Germany,’ the Marian shrine is not just a symbol of the region’s Catholic past, but is also at the heart of its renewal.
Regensberg diocese posted photographs on social media showing the 94-year-old pope emeritus seated between Bishop Voderholzer and Archbishop Gänswein, who was holding one of the two nativity scenes.
According to the Regensburg diocese, Pope Benedict stayed at his Pentling home and in its garden for about 45 minutes, and was reportedly moved by old family portraits.
Official says move shows commitment to Bavarian identity and Christian values.