‘He was always by my side, supporting me,’ the Pope said of the late pope emeritus during a Feb. 5 in-flight press conference aboard the papal plane returning from South Sudan.
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Chronic insomnia plagued him since 2005 World Youth Day in Cologne.
The 86-year-old pontiff called Benedict’s decision to live in Mater Ecclesiae a ‘good intermediate solution’ in the wide-ranging interview that also included remarks about the Church’s stance on homosexuality, the German Synodal Way — and his health.
Cardinal Grech said Cardinal Ratzinger was misunderstood in Rome, too, where, as prefect of the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith, he had a reputation of being rigid and inflexible.
The smaller edition of the Benedict bear is stuffed with cotton instead of wood shavings, making it somewhat cuddlier.
In a new book published in Italy, the late pontiff warns of ‘the distortion of the sexes by gender ideology’ in the name of tolerance.
‘As children of the Church we must pray and ask God for his eternal rest in heaven…’
Had the ‘Letter on Christian Hope’ been the only thing Benedict XVI wrote after nine years of being pope, it would have been worth it.