Benedict XVI returning to Vatican on May 2
Catholic World News - April 30, 2013
Pope-emeritus Benedict XVI will move into his new residence at the Vatican on May 2, rather than May 1, the Vatican has announced.
Correcting earlier reports about the retired Pope's plans, Father Federico Lombardi, the director of the Vatican press office, told reporters that Benedict XVI will make his return to the Vatican on Thursday. The former Pontiff, who has been living at Castel Gandolfo since his resignation took effect on February 28, will occupy the ground floor of a monastery that has been remodeled to accommodate him and his small domestic staff.
An appeal from our founder, Dr. Jeffrey Mirus:
Dear reader: If you found the information on this page helpful in your pursuit of a better Catholic life, please support our work with a donation. Your donation will help us reach seven million Truth-seeking readers worldwide this year. Thank you!
Progress toward our August expenses ($22,408 to go):
All comments are moderated. To lighten our editing burden, only current donors are allowed to Sound Off. If you are a donor, log in to see the comment form; otherwise please support our work, and Sound Off!