Tag: Pope Benedict XVI

Vatican starts vaccinating homeless against Covid-19

A statement released on Wednesday by the Holy See Press Office said that 25 homeless persons were inoculated with the Covid-19 vaccine in the Vatican’s Paul VI Hall.

Pope Francis receives Covid vaccine

Matteo Bruni, the Holy See spokesperson, confirmed that both Pope Francis and Pope emeritus received the Covid vaccine.

Pope Benedict XVI “not suffering from serious illness”

"The health of the emeritus pope does not give cause for concern"

Pope trip to Malta in May to spotlight migrants’ plight

Scicluna has also been on the front line in the defence of migrants, sometimes criticising government policies. In 2017 he visited the Phoenix, one of the NGO-run rescue ships plying the waters of the southern Mediterranean to save migrants from drowning.

Maltese version of ‘Verbum Domini’ to be launched

The Archidiocese of Malta will launch the Maltese publication of Verbum Domini (The Lord’s Word), which is the Apostolic Exhortation of Pope Benedict XVI of the 30 September 2010.

Ex-pope Benedict wants name removed from new book – aide

Former Pope Benedict wants his name removed as co-author of a new book on the issue of priestly celibacy, his personal secretary said on Tuesday, in the latest twist in a saga that has riveted the Roman Catholic world.

Former Pope Benedict breaks silence on celibacy debate after synod

Pope Benedict wrote the book, "From the Depths of Our Hearts," with Cardinal Robert Sarah, 74, a Guinean prelate who heads the Vatican's Congregation for Divine Worship and the Discipline of the Sacraments.

Pope names new “camerlengo” to run Vatican in papal transition period

Pope Francis on Thursday named the Irish-American cardinal Kevin Farrell as the new "camerlengo", the prelate who runs the Vatican between the death or...