ARTICLES RELATING TO POPE BENEDICT XVI

Elderly pope Benedict XVI 'slowly fading'

2016-03-24 21:02

Pope emeritus Benedict XVI is "slowly, serenely fading" but remains "very lucid", his personal secretary has said in an interview.

Gallery
See a timeline of the life of Pope Benedict XVI who on Thursday stepped down as head of the Catholic Church, the first pope to resign in 600 years.

See a timeline of the life of Pope Benedict XVI who on Thursday stepped down as head of the Catholic Church, the first pope to resign in 600 years.

0 comments 8 Views
Video
Thousands flock to Pope's Angelus service

Fifty thousand faithful have prayed with Pope Benedict XVI in the penultimate Angelus of his pontificate. Watch.

2 comments6 Views
Gallery

Pope in pictures

2013-02-11 13:39
Pope Benedict XVI  will step down as head of the Roman Catholic Church. See some of the best pictures taken during his pontificate as the 265th pope.

Pope Benedict XVI will step down as head of the Roman Catholic Church. See some of the best pictures taken during his pontificate as the 265th pope.

0 comments 4620 Views

Pope to send out first tweet

2012-12-12 10:17

Pope Benedict XVI is due to send out his first, much-anticipated Twitter message, with followers already signed up to receive the tweet.

 
Gallery

Week in pictures

2013-03-01 14:45
See all the big news of this week in pictures.

See all the big news of this week in pictures.

0 comments 3 Views
Gallery

Pope's last audience

2013-02-27 12:55
See the best pictures from Pope Benedict XVI last weekly audience at the St Peter's square at the Vatican.

See the best pictures from Pope Benedict XVI last weekly audience at the St Peter's square at the Vatican.

1 comments 2 Views

Future of tweets from pope uncertain

2013-02-16 22:12

Pope Benedict XVI is likely to send his last tweet on 28 February, but officials say the next pontiff may choose not to tweet.

Pope blesses followers in first tweet

2012-12-12 12:45

Pope Benedict XVI has blessed his hundreds of thousands of Twitter followers in his first tweet.

Pope joins Twitter

2012-11-09 08:20

Pope Benedict XVI has joined the tweeting masses with a personal Twitter account.

Traffic Alerts
Traffic
There are new stories on the homepage. Click here to see them.
 
English
Afrikaans
isiZulu

Hello 

Create Profile

Creating your profile will enable you to submit photos and stories to get published on News24.


Please provide a username for your profile page:

This username must be unique, cannot be edited and will be used in the URL to your profile page across the entire 24.com network.