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Former spokesman says retired Pope Benedict never tried to hide truth

VATICAN CITY — Retired Pope Benedict XVI has never attempted to hide what is true, no matter how painful recognizing reality might be, said...

German law firm incriminates retired Pope Benedict XVI in handling of...

MUNICH — A law firm’s report on how abuse cases were handled in the Archdiocese of Munich and Freising incriminated retired Pope Benedict XVI,...

Helping us to truly understand the meaning of the Eucharist —...

At their fall meeting, the U.S. bishops will have a chance to review, amend and vote on a draft statement titled "The Mystery of...

Pope Francis and retired Pope Benedict receive their first doses of...

VATICAN CITY -- Both Pope Francis and retired Pope Benedict XVI have received the first dose of the vaccine against COVID-19 after...

Popes Francis, Benedict XVI spoke with investigators about church decisions regarding...

VATICAN CITY -- In an unusual move, both Pope Francis and retired Pope Benedict XVI subjected themselves to questioning by Vatican investigators charged with...

Retired Pope Benedict XVI declines inheritance of his late brother, Msgr....

BERLIN -- Retired Pope Benedict XVI has declined the inheritance of his brother Georg, who died in July, reported the German Catholic news agency KNA. Because of this, "the estate of Georg Ratzinger goes...

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...

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