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Archbishop Fulton Sheen (Photo: CNS)

Archbishop Fulton Sheen’s family plan to transfer the sainthood candidate’s remains from New York to Peoria

The Pope Emeritus walks through the Holy Door in St Peter’s Basilica last December (AP)

In these extracts from his new book-length interview, the Pope Emeritus reflects on his ‘guillotine’ election, his achievements as Pope and his tendency to ‘think too much’

Cardinal Willem Eijk (CNS)

Cardinal Willem Eijk said an encyclical may be necessary to counter the idea that gender can be determined by personal choice

The late Graham Greene (centre, pictured in 1984, London) is a favourite writer of Sally Read's (PA Archive)

Sally Read explains why she thinks the Mass is a beautiful poem

Bishop Thomas Olmsted at last year's 'Honor Your Mother' event in downtown Phoenix (CNS)

Bishop Thomas Olmsted said conscience must be formed in accordance with ‘God’s word and the authoritative teaching of the Church’

Benedict XVI and Pope Francis (AP)

Whose legacy will last longer?

Benedict XVI favoured a slow, step-by-step approach to reform, while Francis prefers sweeping initiatives that advance quickly

Pope Francis has paid tribute to his predecessor (CNS)

In a book-length interview Benedict XVI says he was ‘more of a professor’ while Francis was a ‘man of practical reform’

Copies of Pope Francis's apostolic exhortation Amoris Laetitia (CNS)

The canon lawyer Kurt Martens said that Amoris Laetitia had to be interpreted in line with previous Church teaching

Benedict XVI assisted by Archbishop Vincenzo Paglia, president of the Pontifical Council for the Family, left, and Archbishop Georg Ganswein, prefect of the papal household (CNS)

In a new interview the Pope Emeritus reveals his decision was forced by his inability to travel to Rio

Benedict XVI prays in front of a statue of Our Lady of Fatima during a candlelight vigil at the Marian shrine of Fatima (CNS photo/L'Osservatore Romano via Reuters)

The Pope Emeritus stating there is no unpublished secret has only fuelled the Fatima rumour machine