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Pope Francis visits Benedict XVI ahead of busy Christmas

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Tuesday, December 24, 2013

Francis and Benedict
Pope Francis is gearing up for his first Christmas. Pope Francis paid an early Christmas visit to his predecessor, Pope-emeritus Benedict XVI, on Monday afternoon in the monastery Mater Ecclesia in the Vatican gardens. The two warmly greeted each other and prayed briefly in Benedict’s chapel. They had a private conversation and exchanged Christmas wishes. Pope Francis also greeted the small staff that cares for his predecessor.
Francis and Benedict
Francis and Benedict
Francis and Benedict
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Photo Credit: (CNS photo/L'Osservatore Romano via Reuters)


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