Pope Benedict XVI

The spiritual key to human fraternity

Pope Benedict XVI believed fraternal charity comes from God and is the key to living in union with others.

Cardinal remembers Benedict XVI’s “remarkable” visit to Britain, 10 years on

Cardinal Nichols recalls "rapturous welcome" to a country that has struggled for 400 years in relating to Catholic Church.

Benedict XVI passes Leo XIII in age

Though not the reigning Successor of Peter, the Emeritus Pope now has a claim to title of oldest pope in history.

Benedict’s skin infection getting better

Secretary says it was very painful, but is now subsiding.

Benedict XVI’s secretary says health of pope emeritus not of ‘particular concern’

Gänswein assures that face infection is "painful but not serious."

Pope Emeritus battling a skin infection

Biographer reports that his voice is frail, though his mind is sharp and he is feeling optimistic.

Benedict XVI praises an arrangement of Bach that relates life of Christ

Pope emeritus offers profound reflection on role of faith in culture.

‘For all that you have done, suffered, and given me’: Benedict’s farewell to his brother

Longtime secretary, Archbishop Georg Gänswein, reads Benedict's words at funeral Mass for Georg Ratzinger in Regensburg

Francis offers condolences to Benedict XVI upon death of his older brother

Francis notes Benedict XVI's consideration in informing him of the news first.

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