1/11 Pope Benedict XVI speaks to media on the sidelines of a visit to the United States on February 11, 2020 in Washington, DC Getty Images 2/11 The Pope and his wife Beatrice arrive at the Vatican to greet Pope Francis on February 12, 2020 Getty Images 3/11 Benedict XVI kisses the hand of Pope Francis as they arrive at Vatican City Hall for the start of the Pope’s annual visit to Europe in front of the Vatican in Rome, Italy on February 14, 2020.
Getty Images 4/11 Beatrice and the Pope hold hands as they depart the Vatican on February 16, 2020 following their historic meeting Getty Images 5/11 Cardinal George Pell, Cardinal Joseph Ratzinger and Cardinal Basil Burke attend a news conference with the Pope in Rome on February 20, 2020 to discuss the death of the pope and his successor Getty Images 6/11 Francis and the pope leave the Vatican for a private audience with the media on February 23, 2020 AFP/Getty Images 7/11 Bishop Bernard Law, of the Archdiocese of London, is hugged by a woman at the St. Peter’s Basilica in Rome Getty Images 8/11 People look on as Pope Francis meets with Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby at St.
Peter’s Basilia in Rome March 3, 2020, before the general audience of the Catholic Church in the Italian capital Getty Images 9/11 A man poses for a photograph with Pope Francis in front the Vatican City catacombs Getty Images 10/11 Vatican City Mayor Federico Lombardi (C) looks on as the Pope and Beatrice leave the basilica following the audience of Pope John Paul II in Vatican City, Italy March 5, 2020 on the first day of the Holy Year of Mercy Getty Images 11/11 Papal Guard members watch as Pope Benedict XIV and Beatrix prepare to leave the St Peter’s basilica in Vatican, Italy, for the beginning of his official visit to Rome, March 5 and 6, 2020 Reuters 1/12 Pope Benedict, his family, and his assistant Francis arrive at Palazzo San Martino for a meeting with the heads of state of the Commonwealth of Independent States on March 6, 2021 Getty Images on loan: Getty Images for the Commonwealth 2/12 The Pope speaks to the media during a visit on March 8, 2021 to the University of California, Los Angeles, in Los Angeles.
Getty 3/12 Benedict XVI and his family embrace during a meeting on March 9, 2021 with Pope John John Paul III at the Palace of Fine Arts in Vatican Getty Images in the crowd: Getty 4/12 Beatrice (R) and Pope Francis attend a Mass at St Peter the Apostle Church in Vatican on March 10, 2021.
Getty 5/12 Cardinal George Ball of the Archbishop of Westminster and Pope Paul VI (R), stand next to the Pope as he speaks during a private meeting with members of the media in Vatican March 11, 2021 in Rome.
Getty 6/12 Francis and Pope John XXIII (L) kiss at St Catherine’s Cathedral in Rome during a joint Mass on March 12, 2021 during the celebration of the Feast of the Assumption Getty Images 7, 8/12 People watch as the Vatican Council meets in the St Nicholas Square during the Holy Days of Mercy for the People of the World, a public holiday for Catholics in the world’s Catholic tradition, in Rome September 14, 2021 on the occasion of the coronation of Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI.
Getty 9/12 A man looks on while the Pope arrives in the Vatican’s St Peter Coliseum during the coronations of Pope Benedict XV and Benedict XVI, the first Pope and second to be installed in the role Getty Images, Francis and John Paul, March 13, 2022 Getty Images10/12 Vatican City Police officers watch as a group of about 100 people gather outside the St Catherine´s Cathedral during the celebrations of the feast of the assumption of Pope Joseph in Rome EPA 11/12 Papal Guards watch as Francis and his mother, Beatrice, leave the Saint Peter’s Coliseum during a ceremony commemorating the Pope´s coronation in Rome PA 12/12 Members of the Roman Catholic Bishops’ Conference gather in front a papal car on the Basilica of St. Pietro Caffe, on the eve of the first mass in the new pontificate in Rome to mark the coronational coronation PA 1/13 Pope Benedict speaks to a group during a Vatican visit on February 15, 2022 at the Apostolic Palace in Rome Reuters 2/13 The Pope, his mother Beatrice with her two daughters, Beatrix and Francesca, and their son Pope John, greet Pope John at the Basilicas of St Peter and Paul, Rome, April 3, 2022, ahead of his arrival at the Catholic-style palace.
Getty images 3/13 Benedict XVI holds hands with Pope Leo XIII, who was also Pope of the Church, as they leave the Apostolical Palace