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The Elder Prelate: Benedict’s Journey

 Pope Benedict XVI was on the Chair of St. Peter from 2005 until his resignation in 2013. As the first pope to resign in six centuries, this pontiff – born Joseph Ratzinger – took the title “pope emeritus” upon retirement,...

The Elder Prelate: Benedict’s Journey

The mysterious inner life of the pope emeritus

From February 11, 2013 — the day Pope Benedict XVI announced his resignation — to the present, disparate claims and theories about the thoughts and opinions of the former pontiff have been ever-present. The speculation began with theories about Benedict’s...

The mysterious inner life of the pope emeritus