pope emeritus

Benedict XVI, first pope to resign in 600 years, dies at 95

Dec 31, 2022 | 5:53am

VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI, the shy German theologian who tried to reawaken Christianity in a secularized Europe but will forever be remembered as the first pontiff in 600 years to resign from the job, died Saturday. He was 95. Pope Francis will celebrate his funeral Mass in St. Peter’s Square on Thursday, an […]