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Officials and friends said that as the Holy Father he should carry on his mission until the end, his secretary has recalled

The Cardinal and the Pope Emeritus understand that priests and bishops have a special requirement to constantly renew their life of prayer

The retired pope has given a rare endorsement of a serving Church official

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The President of the Pontifical Council for the New Evangelisation said the title creates more theological problems than it solves

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Scripture scholars had started to read the Bible as if it were simply a classic text. Benedict XVI helped to change that

Benedict XVI drinking a beer on his 90th birthday

The retired pope was joined by his brother, Mgr Georg Ratzinger, at the celebration

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The Ratzinger revolution

His writings will one day inspire a generation to revolt against the West’s secular consensus