Pope Francis greets Benedict XVI before summer break

Rome (Thursday, 07-02-2015, Gaudium PressPope Francis on Tuesday morning visited Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI at his residence, the former Convent Mater Ecclesiae, in the Vatican, to greet him and wish him a pleasant stay in Castel Gandolfo in the Roman hills. The meeting lasted about half an hour.

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Pope Francis on Tuesday morning visited Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI
at his residence, the former Convent Mater Ecclesiae, in the Vatican

The director of the Vatican Press Office, Father Federico Lombardi said the Pope Emeritus transferred to the summer retreat earlier today and will remain there for the next two weeks. He is scheduled to return on July 14. 

Source Vatican Radio

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