Archbishop Pérez’s Statement Regarding the Death of Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI

Yesterday, Most Reverend Nelson J. Pérez issued the following statement regarding the death of Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI.

Along with the people of the Church of Philadelphia and the entire Universal Church, I was deeply saddened to learn of the death Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI this morning. In the midst of great sorrow, we also reflect on the life and ministry of the Pope Emeritus with infinite gratitude. He tirelessly served the Church for over 70 years as a parish priest, professor of Theology, Archbishop of Munich and Friesing, Dean of the College of Cardinals, Prefect of the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith, and Supreme Pontiff. Please click here to continue reading the full statement.

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