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Benedict XVI (AP)

Archbishop Gänswein says Pope Emeritus is ‘like a candle that is slowly, serenely fading’

Newly ordained members of the ordinariate (Photo: Mazur/catholicnews.org.uk)

In the five years since I became a Catholic I have seen the hand of God’s blessing

Yemeni security forces gather outside the Missionaries of Charity home in Aden (AP)

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Cardinal Kasper said the apostolic exhortation will mark the 'turning of a page' in Church history (AP)

Morning Catholic must-reads: 17/03/16

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Valencia Cathedral

My visit to this wonderful cathedral has helped me to reflect more meaningfully on God’s love

Pope Francis told the children that it 'feels as I am coming to the end of my life with so much peace' (AP)

Morning Catholic must-reads: 26/02/16

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Benedict XVI hugs Pope Francis in St Peter’s Basilica last month (Photo: AP)

Is Francis really against Benedict?

Cardinal Danneels, on the one hand, and Cardinal Sarah on the other – the two tell very different tales

Retired Pope Benedict XVI is assisted by Archbishop Georg Ganswein, prefect of the papal household, as he walks through the Holy Door of St Peter's Basilica (Photo: CNS)

Are there really two popes?

Benedict XVI’s resignation and his enigmatic life as Pope Emeritus have inspired ludicrous conspiracy theories. It’s time to put them to rest

A Christmas tree frames Pope Francis as he delivers his Angelus address (AP)

Morning Catholic must-reads: 07/12/15

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St John Paul II greets Poles at the monastery of Jasna Gora in Czestochowa during his 1979 trip (CNS photo/Chris Niedenthal)

Wlodzimierz Redzioch explains that Stories about Saint John Paul II was written to fill a void left by the late pope’s death