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Pope Francis names new cardinals, including two Asian prelates

Ahead of the upcoming consistory, there are currently 121 cardinal electors, 81 (67%) of whom have been appointed by Pope Francis

Pope Francis to visit Fatima to pray for peace in Ukraine

The itinerary was added to the papal pilgrimage to Portugal for the World Youth Day celebration in Lisbon on August 5

‘I lost a dad’: Pope Francis speaks about losing Benedict XVI

“For me, he was a security. In the face of a doubt, I would ask for the car and go to the monastery and ask.”

What to read in Benedict XVI’s secretary’s ‘tell-all’ book?

They are the pages of a faithful servant and of a man raised in the school of Benedict XVI

Photos: Pope Benedict XVI remembered in Thailand

Catholics and non-Catholics, including ambassadors, ministers as well as the general public attend the Requiem Mass at Assumption Cathedral, Bangkok

The troubled legacy of Pope Benedict XVI

His legacy as a theologian, author and a humble man of God will live on.

Benedict XVI laid to rest in private ceremony

His wooden coffin was placed in the crypt under the central part of St. Peter’s Basilica in the first tomb of St. John Paul II

Tens of thousands attend simple, solemn liturgy for beloved pope emeritus

The funeral Mass was simple and solemn, in accord with Benedict XVI’s wishes

Benedict XVI: The pope who gave it all up

His abdication of power, Vatican expert John Allen wrote, "was arguably the single most humble act by a pope in centuries, if not of all time”

Pope Francis’ homily at Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI’s funeral Mass

Benedict, faithful friend of the Bridegroom, may your joy be complete as you hear his voice, now and forever!

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