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Archbishop Gänswein told Kathpress that Pope Benedict’s voice had, however, become “very weak and thin.”
Gabriele began serving as the German pope’s personal butler in 2007 and five years later, he became embroiled in the Vatican leaks scandal.
Referring to the group by its German initials, IG, Pope Benedict told the publication: “Obviously I was not informed about some things in the inner life of the IG, or even deceived, which I regret.”
German journalist said despite his illness, Pope Benedict was optimistic and stated he might take up writing again if his strength returns.
Pope Benedict’s message said: “The faith that produced this music and which Bach, as a musician, loyally served, is now extinguished and continues to have an effect only as a cultural force.”
Joseph Ratzinger’s homilies highlight that only the eternal can always be relevant.
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.
Christian Schaller, deputy head of the Pope Benedict XVI Institute, told Regensburg diocese that during the pope emeritus’ visit to his former home “memories awoke.”