Monsignor Ratzinger and now-retired Pope Benedict, at their parents’ grave in Pentling, Germany, in 2006. Photo: CNS/KNA
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Brother of Pope Benedict dies at 96

VATICAN (CNS): Monsignor Georg Ratzinger, a musician and elder brother of Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI,…

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St Peter's Basilica
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Pope names commissioner for oversight of St. Peter’s Basilica

VATICAN (CNS): The Vatican said authorities conducted a raid on June 30 on the offices…

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Holy See renews pope’s debt-relief appeal

GENEVA (SE): Archbishop Ivan Jurkovič, the Holy See’s Permanent Observer to the United Nations in…

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The church of San Pedro Bautista. Photo: from the Facebook page of San Pedro Bautista Parish
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Pope declares oldest church in Quezon City a minor basilica

MANILA (SE): Pope Francis declared Santuario de San Pedro Bautista, in San Francisco del Monte,…

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Pope Francis places a pallium on Cardinal Re on June 29. Photo: CNS
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Pray more complain less pope says

VATICAN CITY (CNS): “It is pointless, even tedious, for Christians to waste their time complaining…

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