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Author Peter Seewald says retired 93-year-old Pope Benedict XVI is ‘extremely...

VATICAN CITY -- An author with a long and close relationship to retired Pope Benedict XVI told a German newspaper that the 93-year-old retired...

Catholic Church teaching about nuclear weapons anchored in concern to protect...

On Aug. 6 and 9 the world will observe the 75th anniversary of the atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki. The 75th anniversary raises...

Retired Pope Benedict XVI follows his brother Georg Ratzinger’s funeral virtually

REGENSBURG, Germany -- Retired Pope Benedict XVI followed the funeral of his brother, Georg Ratzinger, via livestreaming, reported the German Catholic news agency KNA. Bishop...

Retired Pope Benedict XVI returns to Vatican after visiting ailing brother...

VATICAN CITY  -- Retired Pope Benedict XVI returned to the Vatican June 22, five days after flying to Germany to spend time with his...

Retired Pope Benedict XVI says in new biography biggest threat to...

MUNICH -- In a newly published biography, Retired Pope Benedict XVI said the Catholic Church is threatened by a "worldwide dictatorship of seemingly humanist...

Retired Pope Benedict XVI, celebrating 93rd birthday, is well, secretary says

VATICAN CITY — Retired Pope Benedict XVI “is well,” although the coronavirus pandemic restrictions mean he will receive no visitors April 16, his 93rd...

Retired Pope Benedict XVI seeks to be removed as co-author of...

VATICAN CITY -- At the request of retired Pope Benedict XVI, his name will be removed as co-author of a book defending priestly celibacy,...

Anthony McCarten wrote ‘The Two Popes’ as a nonfiction book, then...

WASHINGTON -- Anthony McCarten is a double-dipper. Not that there's anything wrong with that. The Catholic writer first wrote a nonfiction book called "The Two...

As we pray for the dead, it’s timely to think of...

During the month of November, the Catholic Church asks the faithful to spend 30 days praying for the dead. Pope Francis has underscored this directive:...

Women deacons in Catholic church enabled by 2009 initiative of Pope...

VATICAN CITY -- A change to the Code of Canon Law made by Pope Benedict XVI in 2009 provides a canonical path to allow...

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