February 24, 2024
Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI is dead

Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI is dead

The Vatican declared on Saturday that Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI had passed away at the age of 95.

It stated that the 95-year-old Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI passed away on Saturday at 9:34 AM at his residence at the Mater Ecclesiae Monastery in the Vatican.

The Emeritus Pope has been ill.

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The announcement reads: “The Holy See Press Office confirmed that the Pope Emeritus died at 9:34 AM on Saturday morning in his house at the Mater Ecclesiae Monastery, which the 95-year-old Pope emeritus had selected as his abode after leaving the Petrine ministry in 2013.

I regret to inform you that Benedict XVI, the Pope Emeritus, passed away this morning at 9:34 AM in the Mater Ecclesiae Monastery in the Vatican. We’ll get back to you as soon as we can with further details. The Pope Emeritus’ body will be in Saint Peter’s Basilica as of Monday morning, January 2, 2023, so that the faithful can say their final goodbyes.

Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI is dead

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