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Bishop McManus Statement on the Death of Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI

Bishop McManus

“The universal Church is profoundly saddened at the death of Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI, whose pontificate was an extraordinary gift to the Church and to the world. Ever the brilliant theologian and teacher, the late Pope Emeritus guided the Church through the rough seas of doubt, confusion and challenging ideologies, always presenting the tenets of […]

Bishop da Cunha’s Reflection on the Passing of Pope Benedict XVI

Bishop DaCuhna

Today God has called to his eternal reward Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI, bringing to an end the earthy journey of this faithful and humble servant who became the 246th successor to St. Peter.  His passing provides us with the opportunity to remember and reflect on his eight-year pontificate and to thank God for his extraordinary service […]

Cardinal O’Malley Statement on the Passing of Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI

“Today a loving God called Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI home to his eternal reward for a lifetime of dedicated service to the Church. That service included 71 years as a priest, 28 years as a Cardinal, and nearly eight years leading the Catholic Church as the Bishop of Rome and Successor to St. Peter. His life and […]