Last Blessing of Pope Benedict XVI

“Dear friends, I’m happy to be with you, surrounded by the beauty of creation and your well-wishes which do me such good. Thank you for your friendship, and your affection. You know this day is different for me than the preceding ones: I am no longer the Supreme Pontiff of the Catholic Church, or I…

Benedict XVI – It is beautiful to be old!

VISIT TO THE COMMUNITY OF SANT’EGIDIO’S HOME FOR THE ELDERLY “VIVA GLI ANZIANI” WORDS OF HIS HOLINESS BENEDICT XVI Rome, Monday 12 November 2012 “I come to you as Bishop of Rome, but also as an old man visiting his peers. It would be superfluous to say that I am well acquainted with the difficulties,…