For 2nd time in week, Pope Francis and Benedict XVI meet
Catholic World News - December 30, 2013
Pope Francis and Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI gathered for lunch on December 27, four days after the Pope had visited the Pope Emeritus to exchange Christmas greetings.
The lunch, described by Vatican Radio as a “festive event,” took place in Domus Sanctae Marthae, Pope Francis’s residence. Also present at the lunch were the Pope’s secretary, the Pope Emeritus’s secretary, and two leading officials of the Secretariat of State, Archbishop Dominique Mamberti and Msgr. Peter Wells.
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 January expenses ($7,282 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!