Pope Benedict XVI resigned from the papacy on February 2013 and was the first pope to resign in 600 years. Just hours after Pope Benedict's announcement, a bolt of lightning struck the dome of St. Peter's Basilica — the centerpiece of the Vatican.
Pope Benedict XVI waves in St. Peter's Square in the Vatican in December Benedict, announced on Monday, February that he will resign at the end of February "because of advanced age." The last pope to resign was Gregory XII in
Clapping in the Liturgy? Pope Benedict weighs in: Just say NO to clapping in Mass. I agree. Sanctitude should be expected in church, not applause. It breaks the sacred bond with our Lord and other worshipers.
Jesus of Nazareth: The Infancy Narratives This book can only be sold in the USAThe momentous third and final volume in the Pope's international bestselling Jesus of Nazareth series details the stories of Jesus' infancy and boyhood, .
Pope Benedict joins Pope Francis for consecration of Vatican City to St. Michael the Archangel “Though the devil always tries to disfigure the face of the Archangel and that of humanity, God is stronger.