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Pope Benedict XVI Dies At 95

    Pope Benedict XVI death : The former head of the Roman Catholic church and leader of the Vatican city, Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI today the 31st day pof December 2022 at about 9:34am passed on in his  home at the Vatican’s Mater Ecclesiae Monastery as announced by the Holy See Press Office.

    Announcing the death of the former Pope, Benedict XVI, the Holy See press Office wrote:  “With sorrow I inform you that the Pope Emeritus, Benedict XVI, passed away today at 9:34 AM in the Mater Ecclesiae Monastery in the Vatican. Further information will be provided as soon as possible.  As of Monday morning, 2 January 2023, the body of the Pope Emeritus will be in Saint Peter’s Basilica so the faithful can bid farewell.”

    Pope Benedict XVI was born as Joseph Aloisius Ratzinger. He was born to his german family on the 16 April 1927. Pope Emeritus as he decided to be called after resignation, was made the Pope; who is the head of the Catholic church world wide and the Vatican state on the 19th April 2005; at this time he was 78 years old, until his resignation in 2013 February 28. right after the death of Pope john Paul. The now late Pope went by the Title pope Emeritus after his resignation in 2013.

    Pope Benedict XVI Death 

    Pope Francis the current Pope in 2022, On 28 December 2022 said at the end of his audience that Benedict (Pope Emeritus) was “very sick” and asked God to “comfort him and support him in this testimony of love for the church until the end”. The same day, director of the Holy See Press Office, Matteo Bruni, stated that “In the last few hours there has been an aggravation of [Benedict’s] health due to advancing age” and that Benedict was under medical care. He also stated that after Francis’ audience, the latter went to the Mater Ecclesiae monastery where Benedict was.

    Pope Benedict XVI died on 31 December 2022 at 9:34 AM Central European Time at his residence in the Vatican. He was 95 years old.

    May the soul of the dear Pope Benedict XVI and the souls of all the faithful departed rest in peace, Amen.

    Pope Benedict XVI Funeral plans 

    On 2 January 2023, his body will be in St. Peter’s Basilica. more information concerning the funeral rite of the Late Pope Emeritus will be communicated by the Holy See Press Office in a couple of hours.

    Is Pope Benedict XVI dead?

    Yes, the Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI died on the 31st day of December 2022 at about 9:34AM in his home at Vatican’s Mater Ecclesiae Monastery.

    At what age did Pope Benedict XVI die?

    The Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI died at the age pf 95.

    What caused the death of Pope Benedict XVI? 

    The emeritus Pope Benedict XVI died on December 31st at about 9:34am as a result of ill health.



    1. “Having faith means drawing support from the faith of your brothers and sisters, even as your own faith serves as a support for the faith of others.”
    2. “Let unifying love be your measure; abiding love your challenge; self-giving love your mission!”
    3. “Seeing with the eyes of Christ, I can give to others much more than their outward necessities; I can give them the look of love which they crave.”
    4. “Do not be satisfied with anything less than Truth and Love, do not be content with anything less than Christ.”
    5. “The proper request of love is that our entire life should be oriented to the imitation of the Beloved. Let us therefore spare no effort to leave a transparent trace of God’s love in our life.”
    6. It is the truth revealed through Scripture and Tradition and articulated by the Church’s Magisterium that sets us free.”
    7. “God loves us. This is the great truth of our life; it is what makes everything else meaningful. We are not the product of blind chance or absurdity; instead our life originates as part of a loving plan of God.”
    8. “To acknowledge the beauty and goodness of marriage is to realize that only a setting of fidelity and indissolubility, along with openness to God’s gift of life, is adequate to the grandeur and dignity of marital love.”
    9.  “Freedom of conscience is the core of all freedom.”
    10. “One who has hope lives differently.”
    11. “Apart from Jesus Christ risen from the dead, there can be no salvation! He alone can free the world from evil and bring about the growth of the Kingdom of justice, peace and love to which we all aspire.”
    12.  “I ask you to “abide” in the adoration of Christ, truly present in the Eucharist. I ask you to enter into conversation with him, to bring before him your questions and to listen to his voice.”
    13. “Men and women were created for something great, for infinity. Nothing else will ever be enough.”
    14. “Young people need authentic teachers: persons open to the fullness of truth in the various branches of knowledge, persons who listen to and experience in own hearts that interdisciplinary dialogue; persons who, above all, are convinced of our human capacity to advance along the path of truth”
    15. “The desire for a more meaningful life is a sign that God created us and that we bear his “imprint”.
    16. “God is the source of life. To set God aside is to separate ourselves from that source and, inevitably, to deprive ourselves of fulfilment and joy.”
    17. “Evil draws its power from indecision and concern for what other people think.”
    18.  “Many people have no stable points of reference on which to build their lives, and so they end up deeply insecure. There is a growing mentality of relativism, which holds that everything is equally valid, that truth and absolute points of reference do not exist. But this way of thinking does not lead to true freedom, but rather to instability, confusion and blind conformity to the fads of the moment.”
    19.  “We are moving toward a dictatorship of relativism which does not recognize anything as definitive and has as its highest value one’s.”

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