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Pope Benedict lived the faith he taught

Pope Benedict lived the faith he taught, says Archbishop Gänswein

The person closest to Pope Benedict XVI for the past two and a half years said the most important thing about him was that “the faith he learned, taught and proclaimed was the faith he lived.”

Archbishop Georg Gänswein, the long-time personal secretary to the late pope and the person closest to him after the death in July 2020 of the pope’s brother, Msgr. Georg Ratzinger, spoke to L’Osservatore Romano, the Vatican newspaper Jan. 4.

He was at Pope Benedict’s side when he died Dec. 31 at the age of 95, almost 10 years after he renounced the papacy saying he no longer had the energy to fulfill the papal ministry.

Read full article at Angelus News.