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Pope Benedict Retirement

Pope Emeritus Starts New Life With Television And Good Night Sleep

Agence France Presse | | Posted 05.01.2013 | Religion

Benedict XVI began his life of retirement by watching a bit of television, getting a good night's sleep and reciting the rosary, the Vatican said Frid...

WATCH: Seniors Read Retired Pope Benedict's Tweets

Posted 03.01.2013 | Fifty

On February 28, Pope Benedict XVI gave one last message to his followers before he stepped down... on Twitter. He tweeted: "Thank you for your love...

WATCH: The Video The Pope Doesn't Want You To See

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 02.20.2013 | Comedy

Pope Benedict as an Ensure-swilling, blunt-bogarting grump? A goofy new video, "It's Hard Out Here For A Pope," presents the unholy possibility in ...

Benedict: The Quiet Pope, the Scholar

Michael Novak | Posted 04.20.2013 | Religion
Michael Novak

I have known Joseph Ratzinger since we were both young men at the Second Vatican Council in 1963-64. After the death of John Paul the Great, I very much wanted his great friend Ratzinger to succeed him, old and frail of health as he was.

Pope To Live 'Hidden From The World'

Religion News Service | Alessandro Speciale | Posted 02.15.2013 | Religion

VATICAN CITY (RNS) Addressing church leaders for one of the last times of his papacy, Pope Benedict XVI said Thursday (Feb. 14) that he intends to liv...