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A German magazine quoted the Pope Emeritus’s brother as saying Benedict had a degenerative disease

In a new letter, the Pope Emeritus speaks of his declining strength but says he is surrounded by ‘love and goodness’

The Benedict experiment

Five years on, his resignation is still shocking

Benedict’s vision of Christian love in Deus Caritas Est warns us against those who claim we have a ‘duty of hatred’

The retired pope says the cardinal’s work is not over even though he is no longer the Vatican’s doctrinal chief

Pope Benedict’s ‘prayer and his discreet and encouraging presence accompany us on our common journey,’ Pope Francis said

Ratzinger was ‘the only man with the stature, the wisdom and the necessary experience’, Pope Francis said

The Pope agreed Christ shed His Blood for ‘many’ rather than ‘all’

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