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Pope Francis Starts Holy Week with Visit to Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI

Pope Emeritus Turns 92 on April 16, 2019

The afternoon of April 15, 2019, at the beginning of Holy Week, Pope Francis went to Mater Ecclesiae Monastery to offer Benedict XVI his best wishes for Easter, according to the Director “ad interim” of the Holy See Press Office, Alessandro Gisotti.  The visit also offered the Pope the opportunity to extend his birthday wishes, with particular affection, to the Pope emeritus who turns 92 tomorrow.

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