Pope Emeritus, Benedict XVI, has passed away today


Pope Benedict XVI, who became the first Pontiff in 600 years to resign, has died aged 95. A spokesman for the Holy See confirmed Benedict died on Saturday morning, December 31, 2022.

They said: “With sorrow I inform you that the Pope Emeritus, Benedict XVI, passed away today at 9.34am in the Mater Ecclesiae Monastery in the Vatican. Further information will be provided as soon as possible.”