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At 95, Benedict XVI’s health still stable, though he now concelebrates Mass

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I.Media for Aleteia - published on 04/16/22

This year's birthday falls on Holy Saturday - as the day of his birth did - and thus there won't be a birthday celebration.

No celebrations have been organized this year for the birthday of the Pope Emeritus, because “Holy Saturday is the day that expresses the sepulchral rest of Jesus,” explained his personal secretary, Archbishop Georg Gänswein in an interview with Radio Horeb, a Bavarian radio station.

The archbishop was, however, reassuring about Benedict’s health, which is relatively stable despite his advanced age.

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