Benedict XVI, tribute of the OIEC to the Pope Emeritus

Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI, whose renunciation in 2013 took the whole world by surprise, died on Saturday 31 December 2022 at the age of 95 in the monastery of the Vatican Gardens where he had retired. In the homily given on the celebration of Vespers and the Te Deum on the same day, Pope Francis paid tribute to his predecessor….