Benedict XVI passes away

From the Presidency

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The Pontifical Academy for Life shares in the Church's grief over the death of Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI.

Remembering his service "in the vineyard of the Lord," we remember him as one of the most influential theological personalities of the twentieth century, constantly striving to make the faith understandable and reliable for modern man.

The Lord, Master of life, whom he called "friend and brother, good judge," now welcomes him into His house.

Abp. Vincenzo Paglia – President

Msgr. Renzo Pegoraro – Chancellor

Vatican City, December 31, 2022