Death of Pope Emeritus


Statement by His Highness following the death of His Holiness Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI.

❝ It is with deep sadness that we learn of the death of Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI. We remember with gratitude his years of service in the Catholic Church and his commitment to peace and justice in the world.

Pope Benedict was a spiritual guide to many Catholics around the world and his loss will be felt deeply by all who knew and admired him. We pray for him and his family during this difficult time and offer them our deepest condolences.

We thank Pope Benedict for his life of dedication and service to the Church and we pray that his example will continue to guide and inspire our lives. May God bless him and grant him eternal peace. ❞


Duke of Royan