Pope Benedict XVI

Pope Benedict XVI

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February 28, 2013

[World Council of Churches — Press Release] The World Council of Churches (WCC) general secretary Rev. Dr Olav Fykse Tveit expressed “profound thanks” on 27 February for the ministry and witness of Pope Benedict XVI as he officially completed his service as head of the Catholic Church....

February 11, 2013

Archbishop of York John  Sentamu has released the following statement regarding the resignation of Pope Benedict XVI.

“With the news that Pope Benedict XVI will resign at the end of February, the Christian world will miss a great theologian with great spiritual depth.

“We should...

February 11, 2013

[Lambeth Palace] It was with a heavy heart but complete understanding that we learned this morning of Pope Benedict’s declaration of his decision to lay down the burden of ministry as Bishop of Rome, an office which he has held with great dignity, insight and courage.  As I prepare to take up...

February 11, 2013

[Episcopal News Service] Pope Benedict XVI has announced that he will resign from the papal office on Feb. 28 because, he said, in recent months his strength “has deteriorated … to the extent that I have had to recognize my incapacity to adequately fulfill the ministry entrusted to me...

February 11, 2013

Archbishop of York John  Sentamu has released the following statement regarding the resignation of Pope Benedict XVI.

“With the news that Pope Benedict XVI will resign at the end of February, the Christian world will miss a great theologian with great spiritual depth.

“We should...

February 11, 2013

[Church of Ireland] From The Most Revd Dr Michael Jackson, Archbishop of Dublin and Bishop of Glendalough, Primate of Ireland:

‘In informing the world of his forthcoming resignation Pope Benedict XVI has committed himself to continuing to serve God in the church through a life of prayer...

February 11, 2013

[Anglican Communion News Service] The future of Anglican-Roman Catholic relations is, in part, down to who will succeed Pope Benedict, according to the archbishop of Canterbury’s representative to the Holy See.

Responding to today’s surprise resignation of Pope Benedict XVI, the Very Rev...

February 11, 2013

[World Council of Churches] The resignation of Pope Benedict XVI has brought words of respect and appreciation from the general secretary of the World Council of Churches, the Rev. Dr Olav Fykse Tveit.

“We have to respect fully the decision of His Holiness Pope Benedict XVI to resign,”...

February 11, 2013

[Scottish Episcopal Church] The Most Rev. David Chillingworth, Bishop of St Andrew’s, Dunkeld & Dunblane and Primus of the Scottish Episcopal Church, says “Christians of all traditions will have heard of the resignation of Pope Benedict XVI with regret.  He has been a distinguished holder...

March 9, 2012

[Lambeth Palace] Archbishop Rowan Williams and Pope Benedict XVI will lead evening prayer together at the Church of San Gregorio Magno al Celio on Saturday 10 March, as part of a visit to Rome by the Archbishop this weekend.

After a private meeting earlier in the day, the Archbishop and...

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