Pope Francis has lamented that children are being taught at school that gender can be a choice, adding that his predecessor, Benedict XVI has labeled current times “the epoch of sin against God the Creator.”
TOKYO (Reuters) - Pope Benedict XVI did it. Dutch Queen Beatrix did it. So why is it so hard for Japan's elderly emperor to abdicate?
He was the third pope to visit the former death camp, following visits by John Paul II in 1979 and Benedict XVI in 2006.
Both the United Kingdom and the United States divisions of the publishing house have set the release date in November 2016.
In a sweeping interview, Archbishop Georg Ganswein also criticizes his fellow German bishops for downplaying Catholic doctrine.
I recently posted an article about the history of the English telephone box. The idea for that post came from Roger Scruton and his reference to Sir Giles Gilbert Scott’s design in his book How to Be A Conservative, which at the end I contrast briefly with Benedict XVI’s essay Christianity and the Crisis of Cultures. Show More Summary
Nine years have passed since the promulgation of the great Motu Proprio of Pope Benedict XVI, already included in the most recent edition of Denzinger and destined to be seen as one of the most important papal interventions of the modern period. Show More Summary
Former Pope Benedict XVI confirmed the existence of a “gay lobby” within the Vatican in his historic upcoming memoir, The Last Conversations. Benedict became the first pope in six centuries to resign when he stepped down amid the “Vatileaks” scandal in 2013, when his butler leaked Benedict’s personal documents that supposedly detailed corruption within the... Read more »
Pope Benedict XVI, who retired in 2013, has admitted that he once busted up what he called a “powerful” gay lobby within the Vatican in a memoir to be published on September 9, reports The Huffington Post. The ex-pope, who lives in seclusion at a convent inside Vatican City, is one of...
Emeritus Pope Benedict XVI is offering a first-ever papal assessment of his own pontificate in a book that recounts his decision to resign, his surprise at his successor and his attempts to dismantle what he calls the Vatican’s “gay lobby.”
Pope Benedict XVI says that during his time as Pontiff he was able to break up an alleged ‘gay lobby’ within the Vatican. Benedict made the assertion in his new memoir The Last Conversations, set to be published in September. Reuters repo… Read The post Pope Benedict Says He Broke Up ‘Gay Lobby’ at the Vatican – VIDEO appeared first on Towleroad.
Just as we ought not tolerate intolerance, especially the murderous intolerance of radical Muslims, we ought not try to appease the intolerant. Appeasement is never the way to genuine peace. The New York Time's call for Benedict XVI to apologize...
Retired Pope Benedict XVI showed his support for Pope Francis and his 'mercy-filled ministry' Tuesday in a ceremony where the reigning Pope honored a retired one
An unprecedented ceremony was held Tuesday inside the Vatican to celebrate Emeritus Pope Benedict XVI's 65th anniversary as a priest. Pope Francis greeted Benedict with a kiss on both cheeks and praised Benedict's "entire life spent in priestly service."
Pope Francis is celebrating the 65th anniversary of the ordination of his predecessor, Emeritus Pope Benedict XVI, with an unprecedented ceremony inside the Vatican featuring a reigning pope honoring a retired one.
Pope Francis is paying homage to his predecessor in the forward of a new book, saying Pope Benedict XVI’s decision to retire to a life of prayer is a lesson to all priests that their main job is to pray for others.
With 'one stroke of a pen,' Pope Francis turned 'chaos into principle' and is leading the Church 'into the direction of schism,' said Professor Robert Spaemann, a close friend of Benedict XVI.
Retired Pope Benedict XVI will mark his 65th anniversary as a priest at a Vatican ceremony June 28 attended by Pope Francis amid fresh confusion over the roles played by the current and former pontiffs.
Pope Francis said on Sunday that he has no plans to follow in the footsteps of his predecessor, Emeritus Pope Benedict XVI, and retire from his position as leader of the Catholic Church.
Pope Francis says he has no intention of quitting the papacy — a possibility opened up by his predecessor Emeritus Pope Benedict XVI. The pope, responding to a question from a young person at a Vatican event, said Sunday, "I never thought of quitting being pope, or of leaving because of the many...