Faithful mourn Benedict XVI at funeral presided over by pope

Pope Francis joined tens of thousands of faithful in bidding farewell to Benedict XVI at a rare requiem Mass Thursday for a dead pope presided over by a living one, ending an unprecedented decade for the Catholic Church that was triggered by the German theologian’s decision to retire.

Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI dead at 95

Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI, the shy German theologian who will forever be remembered as the first pontiff in 600 years to resign, died Saturday.