Pope marks New Year as Vatican prepares to mourn Benedict


              A view of the St. Peter's Basilica at The Vatican and Rome's skyline, Sunday, Jan.1, 2023. Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI, the German theologian who will be remembered as the first pope in 600 years to resign, has died, the Vatican announced SaturdayDec. 1, 2022. He was 95. (AP Photo/Andrew Medichini)
            
              St. Peter's Basilica is reflected in a ball adorning St. Peter's Square Christmas tree before the Angelus noon prayer with Pope Francis, at the Vatican, Sunday, Jan. 1, 2023. Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI, the German theologian who will be remembered as the first pope in 600 years to resign, has died, the Vatican announced Saturday. He was 95. (AP Photo/Andrew Medichini)
            
              A view of St. Peter's Square as Pope Francis delivers his blessing as he recites the Angelus noon prayer from the window of his studio overlooking, at the Vatican, Sunday, Jan. 1, 2023. Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI, the German theologian who will be remembered as the first pope in 600 years to resign, has died, the Vatican announced Saturday. He was 95. (AP Photo/Andrew Medichini)
            
              A Swiss guard stands as Pope Francis attends a Mass for the solemnity of St. Mary at the beginning of the new year, in St. Peter's Basilica at the Vatican, Sunday, Jan. 1, 2023. Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI, the German theologian who will be remembered as the first pope in 600 years to resign, has died, the Vatican announced Saturday. He was 95. (AP Photo/Andrew Medichini)
            
              Nuns bearing Polish flags listen to Pope Francis as he appears at his window overlooking St. Peter's Square at The Vatican for the traditional noon blessing, Sunday, Jan. 1, 2023. When addressing the faithful in St. Peter's Square, Francis cited the "intolerable" war in Ukraine, which began in February of last year with Russia's attacks and invasion, and in other places in the world. (AP Photo/Domenico Stinellis)
            
              Pope Francis is seen on a giant screen as he appears at his window overlooking St. Peter's Square at The Vatican for the traditional noon blessing, Sunday, Jan. 1, 2023. When addressing the faithful in St. Peter's Square, Francis cited the "intolerable" war in Ukraine, which began in February of last year with Russia's attacks and invasion, and in other places in the world. (AP Photo/Domenico Stinellis)
            
              Pope Francis delivers his blessing as he recites the Angelus noon prayer from the window of his studio overlooking St. Peter's Square, at the Vatican, Sunday, Jan. 1, 2023. Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI, the German theologian who will be remembered as the first pope in 600 years to resign, has died, the Vatican announced Saturday. He was 95. (AP Photo/Andrew Medichini)
            
              Nuns read the Vatican newspaper L'Osservatore Romano bearing the news of the death of Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI as they wait for Pope Francis to appear at his window overlooking St. Peter's Square at The Vatican for the traditional noon blessing, Sunday, Jan. 1, 2023. Pope Benedict, the German theologian who will be remembered as the first pope in 600 years to resign, has died, the Vatican announced Saturday Dec. 31, 2022. He was 95. (AP Photo/Domenico Stinellis)
            
              Pope Francis attends a Mass for the solemnity of St. Mary at the beginning of the new year, in St. Peter's Basilica at the Vatican, Sunday, Jan. 1, 2023. Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI, the German theologian who will be remembered as the first pope in 600 years to resign, has died, the Vatican announced Saturday. He was 95. (AP Photo/Andrew Medichini)
            
              In this image released on Sunday, Jan. 1, 2023, by the Vatican Media news service late Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI is laid out in state in the chapel of the monastery 'Mater Ecclesiae' where he mostly lived after retiring on Feb. 28, 2013. Pope Benedict, the German theologian who will be remembered as the first pope in 600 years to resign, has died, the Vatican announced Saturday Dec. 31, 2022. He was 95. (Vatican Media via AP)
            
              In this image released on Sunday, Jan. 1, 2023, by the Vatican Media news service, late Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI is laid out in state in the chapel of the monastery 'Mater Ecclesiae' where he mostly lived after retiring on Feb. 28, 2013. Pope Benedict, the German theologian who will be remembered as the first pope in 600 years to resign, has died, the Vatican announced Saturday Dec. 31, 2022. He was 95. (Vatican Media via AP)
            
              In this image released on Sunday, Jan. 1, 2023, by the Vatican Media news service, late Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI is laid out in state in the chapel of the monastery 'Mater Ecclesiae' where he mostly lived after retiring on Feb. 28, 2013. Pope Benedict, the German theologian who will be remembered as the first pope in 600 years to resign, has died, the Vatican announced Saturday Dec. 31, 2022. He was 95. (Vatican Media via AP)
            
              Pope Francis holds a Mass for the solemnity of St. Mary at the beginning of the new year, in St. Peter's Basilica at the Vatican, Sunday, Jan. 1, 2023. Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI, the German theologian who will be remembered as the first pope in 600 years to resign, has died, the Vatican announced Saturday. He was 95. (AP Photo/Andrew Medichini)
            
              Pope Francis kisses a statue of Baby Jesus as he attends a Mass for the solemnity of St. Mary at the beginning of the new year, in St. Peter's Basilica at the Vatican, Sunday, Jan. 1, 2023. Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI, the German theologian who will be remembered as the first pope in 600 years to resign, has died, the Vatican announced Saturday. He was 95. (AP Photo/Andrew Medichini)
            
              A view of the St. Peter's Basilica at The Vatican and Rome's skyline, Sunday, Jan.1, 2023. Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI, the German theologian who will be remembered as the first pope in 600 years to resign, has died, the Vatican announced SaturdayDec. 1, 2022. He was 95. (AP Photo/Andrew Medichini)
            
              St. Peter's Basilica is reflected in a ball adorning St. Peter's Square Christmas tree before the Angelus noon prayer with Pope Francis, at the Vatican, Sunday, Jan. 1, 2023. Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI, the German theologian who will be remembered as the first pope in 600 years to resign, has died, the Vatican announced Saturday. He was 95. (AP Photo/Andrew Medichini)
            
              Nuns bearing Polish flags listen to Pope Francis as he appears at his window overlooking St. Peter's Square at The Vatican for the traditional noon blessing, Sunday, Jan. 1, 2023. When addressing the faithful in St. Peter's Square, Francis cited the "intolerable" war in Ukraine, which began in February of last year with Russia's attacks and invasion, and in other places in the world. (AP Photo/Domenico Stinellis)
            
              Pope Francis is seen on a giant screen as he appears at his window overlooking St. Peter's Square at The Vatican for the traditional noon blessing, Sunday, Jan. 1, 2023. When addressing the faithful in St. Peter's Square, Francis cited the "intolerable" war in Ukraine, which began in February of last year with Russia's attacks and invasion, and in other places in the world. (AP Photo/Domenico Stinellis)
            
              Nuns read the Vatican newspaper L'Osservatore Romano bearing the news of the death of Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI as they wait for Pope Francis to appear at his window overlooking St. Peter's Square at The Vatican for the traditional noon blessing, Sunday, Jan. 1, 2023. Pope Benedict, the German theologian who will be remembered as the first pope in 600 years to resign, has died, the Vatican announced Saturday Dec. 31, 2022. He was 95. (AP Photo/Domenico Stinellis)
            
              A view of St. Peter's Square as Pope Francis delivers his blessing as he recites the Angelus noon prayer from the window of his studio overlooking, at the Vatican, Sunday, Jan. 1, 2023. Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI, the German theologian who will be remembered as the first pope in 600 years to resign, has died, the Vatican announced Saturday. He was 95. (AP Photo/Andrew Medichini)
            
              A Swiss guard stands as Pope Francis attends a Mass for the solemnity of St. Mary at the beginning of the new year, in St. Peter's Basilica at the Vatican, Sunday, Jan. 1, 2023. Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI, the German theologian who will be remembered as the first pope in 600 years to resign, has died, the Vatican announced Saturday. He was 95. (AP Photo/Andrew Medichini)
            
              Pope Francis delivers his blessing as he recites the Angelus noon prayer from the window of his studio overlooking St. Peter's Square, at the Vatican, Sunday, Jan. 1, 2023. Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI, the German theologian who will be remembered as the first pope in 600 years to resign, has died, the Vatican announced Saturday. He was 95. (AP Photo/Andrew Medichini)
            
              Pope Francis recites the Angelus noon prayer from the window of his studio overlooking St. Peter's Square, at the Vatican, Sunday, Jan. 1, 2023. Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI, the German theologian who will be remembered as the first pope in 600 years to resign, has died, the Vatican announced Saturday. He was 95. (AP Photo/Andrew Medichini)
            
              Pope Francis attends a Mass for the solemnity of St. Mary at the beginning of the new year, in St. Peter's Basilica at the Vatican, Sunday, Jan. 1, 2023. Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI, the German theologian who will be remembered as the first pope in 600 years to resign, has died, the Vatican announced Saturday. He was 95. (AP Photo/Andrew Medichini)
            
              In this image released on Sunday, Jan. 1, 2023, by the Vatican Media news service late Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI is laid out in state in the chapel of the monastery 'Mater Ecclesiae' where he mostly lived after retiring on Feb. 28, 2013. Pope Benedict, the German theologian who will be remembered as the first pope in 600 years to resign, has died, the Vatican announced Saturday Dec. 31, 2022. He was 95. (Vatican Media via AP)
            
              In this image released on Sunday, Jan. 1, 2023, by the Vatican Media news service, late Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI is laid out in state in the chapel of the monastery 'Mater Ecclesiae' where he mostly lived after retiring on Feb. 28, 2013. Pope Benedict, the German theologian who will be remembered as the first pope in 600 years to resign, has died, the Vatican announced Saturday Dec. 31, 2022. He was 95. (Vatican Media via AP)
            
              In this image released on Sunday, Jan. 1, 2023, by the Vatican Media news service, late Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI is laid out in state in the chapel of the monastery 'Mater Ecclesiae' where he mostly lived after retiring on Feb. 28, 2013. Pope Benedict, the German theologian who will be remembered as the first pope in 600 years to resign, has died, the Vatican announced Saturday Dec. 31, 2022. He was 95. (Vatican Media via AP)
            
              Pope Francis holds a Mass for the solemnity of St. Mary at the beginning of the new year, in St. Peter's Basilica at the Vatican, Sunday, Jan. 1, 2023. Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI, the German theologian who will be remembered as the first pope in 600 years to resign, has died, the Vatican announced Saturday. He was 95. (AP Photo/Andrew Medichini)
            
              Pope Francis kisses a statue of Baby Jesus as he attends a Mass for the solemnity of St. Mary at the beginning of the new year, in St. Peter's Basilica at the Vatican, Sunday, Jan. 1, 2023. Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI, the German theologian who will be remembered as the first pope in 600 years to resign, has died, the Vatican announced Saturday. He was 95. (AP Photo/Andrew Medichini)
            
              A view of the St. Peter's Basilica at The Vatican and Rome's skyline, Sunday, Jan.1, 2023. Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI, the German theologian who will be remembered as the first pope in 600 years to resign, has died, the Vatican announced SaturdayDec. 1, 2022. He was 95. (AP Photo/Andrew Medichini)
            
              St. Peter's Basilica is reflected in a ball adorning St. Peter's Square Christmas tree before the Angelus noon prayer with Pope Francis, at the Vatican, Sunday, Jan. 1, 2023. Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI, the German theologian who will be remembered as the first pope in 600 years to resign, has died, the Vatican announced Saturday. He was 95. (AP Photo/Andrew Medichini)
            
              Nuns bearing Polish flags listen to Pope Francis as he appears at his window overlooking St. Peter's Square at The Vatican for the traditional noon blessing, Sunday, Jan. 1, 2023. When addressing the faithful in St. Peter's Square, Francis cited the "intolerable" war in Ukraine, which began in February of last year with Russia's attacks and invasion, and in other places in the world. (AP Photo/Domenico Stinellis)
            
              Pope Francis is seen on a giant screen as he appears at his window overlooking St. Peter's Square at The Vatican for the traditional noon blessing, Sunday, Jan. 1, 2023. When addressing the faithful in St. Peter's Square, Francis cited the "intolerable" war in Ukraine, which began in February of last year with Russia's attacks and invasion, and in other places in the world. (AP Photo/Domenico Stinellis)
            
              Nuns read the Vatican newspaper L'Osservatore Romano bearing the news of the death of Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI as they wait for Pope Francis to appear at his window overlooking St. Peter's Square at The Vatican for the traditional noon blessing, Sunday, Jan. 1, 2023. Pope Benedict, the German theologian who will be remembered as the first pope in 600 years to resign, has died, the Vatican announced Saturday Dec. 31, 2022. He was 95. (AP Photo/Domenico Stinellis)
            
              A view of St. Peter's Square as Pope Francis delivers his blessing as he recites the Angelus noon prayer from the window of his studio overlooking, at the Vatican, Sunday, Jan. 1, 2023. Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI, the German theologian who will be remembered as the first pope in 600 years to resign, has died, the Vatican announced Saturday. He was 95. (AP Photo/Andrew Medichini)
            
              A Swiss guard stands as Pope Francis attends a Mass for the solemnity of St. Mary at the beginning of the new year, in St. Peter's Basilica at the Vatican, Sunday, Jan. 1, 2023. Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI, the German theologian who will be remembered as the first pope in 600 years to resign, has died, the Vatican announced Saturday. He was 95. (AP Photo/Andrew Medichini)
            
              Pope Francis delivers his blessing as he recites the Angelus noon prayer from the window of his studio overlooking St. Peter's Square, at the Vatican, Sunday, Jan. 1, 2023. Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI, the German theologian who will be remembered as the first pope in 600 years to resign, has died, the Vatican announced Saturday. He was 95. (AP Photo/Andrew Medichini)
            
              Pope Francis recites the Angelus noon prayer from the window of his studio overlooking St. Peter's Square, at the Vatican, Sunday, Jan. 1, 2023. Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI, the German theologian who will be remembered as the first pope in 600 years to resign, has died, the Vatican announced Saturday. He was 95. (AP Photo/Andrew Medichini)
            
              Pope Francis attends a Mass for the solemnity of St. Mary at the beginning of the new year, in St. Peter's Basilica at the Vatican, Sunday, Jan. 1, 2023. Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI, the German theologian who will be remembered as the first pope in 600 years to resign, has died, the Vatican announced Saturday. He was 95. (AP Photo/Andrew Medichini)
            
              In this image released on Sunday, Jan. 1, 2023, by the Vatican Media news service late Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI is laid out in state in the chapel of the monastery 'Mater Ecclesiae' where he mostly lived after retiring on Feb. 28, 2013. Pope Benedict, the German theologian who will be remembered as the first pope in 600 years to resign, has died, the Vatican announced Saturday Dec. 31, 2022. He was 95. (Vatican Media via AP)
            
              In this image released on Sunday, Jan. 1, 2023, by the Vatican Media news service, late Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI is laid out in state in the chapel of the monastery 'Mater Ecclesiae' where he mostly lived after retiring on Feb. 28, 2013. Pope Benedict, the German theologian who will be remembered as the first pope in 600 years to resign, has died, the Vatican announced Saturday Dec. 31, 2022. He was 95. (Vatican Media via AP)
            
              In this image released on Sunday, Jan. 1, 2023, by the Vatican Media news service, late Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI is laid out in state in the chapel of the monastery 'Mater Ecclesiae' where he mostly lived after retiring on Feb. 28, 2013. Pope Benedict, the German theologian who will be remembered as the first pope in 600 years to resign, has died, the Vatican announced Saturday Dec. 31, 2022. He was 95. (Vatican Media via AP)
            
              Pope Francis holds a Mass for the solemnity of St. Mary at the beginning of the new year, in St. Peter's Basilica at the Vatican, Sunday, Jan. 1, 2023. Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI, the German theologian who will be remembered as the first pope in 600 years to resign, has died, the Vatican announced Saturday. He was 95. (AP Photo/Andrew Medichini)
            
              Pope Francis kisses a statue of Baby Jesus as he attends a Mass for the solemnity of St. Mary at the beginning of the new year, in St. Peter's Basilica at the Vatican, Sunday, Jan. 1, 2023. Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI, the German theologian who will be remembered as the first pope in 600 years to resign, has died, the Vatican announced Saturday. He was 95. (AP Photo/Andrew Medichini)
            
              In this image released on Sunday, Jan. 1, 2023, by the Vatican Media news service, late Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI is laid out in state in the chapel of the monastery 'Mater Ecclesiae' where he mostly lived after retiring on Feb. 28, 2013. Pope Benedict, the German theologian who will be remembered as the first pope in 600 years to resign, has died, the Vatican announced Saturday Dec. 31, 2022. He was 95. (Vatican Media via AP)
            
              In this image released on Sunday, Jan. 1, 2023, by the Vatican Media news service, late Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI is laid out in state in the chapel of the monastery 'Mater Ecclesiae' where he mostly lived after retiring on Feb. 28, 2013. Pope Benedict, the German theologian who will be remembered as the first pope in 600 years to resign, has died, the Vatican announced Saturday Dec. 31, 2022. He was 95. (Vatican Media via AP)
            
              In this image released on Sunday, Jan. 1, 2023, by the Vatican Media news service, late Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI is laid out in state in the chapel of the monastery 'Mater Ecclesiae' where he mostly lived after retiring on Feb. 28, 2013. Pope Benedict, the German theologian who will be remembered as the first pope in 600 years to resign, has died, the Vatican announced Saturday Dec. 31, 2022. He was 95. (Vatican Media via AP)
            
              Vatican Secretary of State, Cardinal Pietro Parolin celebrates with Pope Francis a Mass for the solemnity of St. Mary at the beginning of the new year, in St. Peter's Basilica at the Vatican, Sunday, Jan. 1, 2023. Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI, the German theologian who will be remembered as the first pope in 600 years to resign, has died, the Vatican announced Saturday. He was 95. (AP Photo/Andrew Medichini)
            
              Pope Francis holds a Mass for the solemnity of St. Mary at the beginning of the new year, in St. Peter's Basilica at the Vatican, Sunday, Jan. 1, 2023. Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI, the German theologian who will be remembered as the first pope in 600 years to resign, has died, the Vatican announced Saturday. He was 95. (AP Photo/Andrew Medichini)
            
              Pope Francis kisses a statue of Baby Jesus as he attends a Mass for the solemnity of St. Mary at the beginning of the new year, in St. Peter's Basilica at the Vatican, Sunday, Jan. 1, 2023. Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI, the German theologian who will be remembered as the first pope in 600 years to resign, has died, the Vatican announced Saturday. He was 95. (AP Photo/Andrew Medichini)
            
              A view of St. Peter's Square as Pope Francis delivers his blessing as he recites the Angelus noon prayer from the window of his studio overlooking, at the Vatican, Sunday, Jan. 1, 2023. Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI, the German theologian who will be remembered as the first pope in 600 years to resign, has died, the Vatican announced Saturday. He was 95. (AP Photo/Andrew Medichini)
            
              Pope Francis delivers his blessing as he recites the Angelus noon prayer from the window of his studio overlooking St. Peter's Square, at the Vatican, Sunday, Jan. 1, 2023. Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI, the German theologian who will be remembered as the first pope in 600 years to resign, has died, the Vatican announced Saturday. He was 95. (AP Photo/Andrew Medichini)
            
              In this image released on Sunday, Jan. 1, 2023, by the Vatican Media news service, late Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI is laid out in state in the chapel of the monastery 'Mater Ecclesiae' where he mostly lived after retiring on Feb. 28, 2013. Pope Benedict, the German theologian who will be remembered as the first pope in 600 years to resign, has died, the Vatican announced Saturday Dec. 31, 2022. He was 95. (Vatican Media via AP)
            
              In this image released on Sunday, Jan. 1, 2023, by the Vatican Media news service late Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI is laid out in state in the chapel of the monastery 'Mater Ecclesiae' where he mostly lived after retiring on Feb. 28, 2013. Pope Benedict, the German theologian who will be remembered as the first pope in 600 years to resign, has died, the Vatican announced Saturday Dec. 31, 2022. He was 95. (Vatican Media via AP)
            
              Vatican Secretary of State, Cardinal Pietro Parolin celebrates with Pope Francis a Mass for the solemnity of St. Mary at the beginning of the new year, in St. Peter's Basilica at the Vatican, Sunday, Jan. 1, 2023. Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI, the German theologian who will be remembered as the first pope in 600 years to resign, has died, the Vatican announced Saturday. He was 95. (AP Photo/Andrew Medichini)
            
              Pope Francis holds a Mass for the solemnity of St. Mary at the beginning of the new year, in St. Peter's Basilica at the Vatican, Sunday, Jan. 1, 2023. Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI, the German theologian who will be remembered as the first pope in 600 years to resign, has died, the Vatican announced Saturday. He was 95. (AP Photo/Andrew Medichini)
            
              Pope Francis kisses a statue of Baby Jesus as he attends a Mass for the solemnity of St. Mary at the beginning of the new year, in St. Peter's Basilica at the Vatican, Sunday, Jan. 1, 2023. Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI, the German theologian who will be remembered as the first pope in 600 years to resign, has died, the Vatican announced Saturday. He was 95. (AP Photo/Andrew Medichini)
            
              A view of St. Peter's Square as Pope Francis delivers his blessing as he recites the Angelus noon prayer from the window of his studio overlooking, at the Vatican, Sunday, Jan. 1, 2023. Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI, the German theologian who will be remembered as the first pope in 600 years to resign, has died, the Vatican announced Saturday. He was 95. (AP Photo/Andrew Medichini)
            
              Pope Francis delivers his blessing as he recites the Angelus noon prayer from the window of his studio overlooking St. Peter's Square, at the Vatican, Sunday, Jan. 1, 2023. Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI, the German theologian who will be remembered as the first pope in 600 years to resign, has died, the Vatican announced Saturday. He was 95. (AP Photo/Andrew Medichini)
            
              Pope Francis holds attends a Mass for the solemnity of St. Mary at the beginning of the new year, in St. Peter's Basilica at the Vatican, Sunday, Jan. 1, 2023. Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI, the German theologian who will be remembered as the first pope in 600 years to resign, has died, the Vatican announced Saturday. He was 95. (AP Photo/Andrew Medichini)
            
              Pope Francis holds attends a Mass for the solemnity of St. Mary at the beginning of the new year, in St. Peter's Basilica at the Vatican, Sunday, Jan. 1, 2023. Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI, the German theologian who will be remembered as the first pope in 600 years to resign, has died, the Vatican announced Saturday. He was 95. (AP Photo/Andrew Medichini)
            
              Pope Francis arrives to hold a Mass for the solemnity of St. Mary at the beginning of the new year, in St. Peter's Basilica at the Vatican, Sunday, Jan. 1, 2023. Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI, the German theologian who will be remembered as the first pope in 600 years to resign, has died, the Vatican announced Saturday. He was 95. (AP Photo/Andrew Medichini)
            
              Pope Francis holds attends a Mass for the solemnity of St. Mary at the beginning of the new year, in St. Peter's Basilica at the Vatican, Sunday, Jan. 1, 2023. Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI, the German theologian who will be remembered as the first pope in 600 years to resign, has died, the Vatican announced Saturday. He was 95. (AP Photo/Andrew Medichini)
            
              Pope Francis holds a Mass for the solemnity of St. Mary at the beginning of the new year, in St. Peter's Basilica at the Vatican, Sunday, Jan. 1, 2023. Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI, the German theologian who will be remembered as the first pope in 600 years to resign, has died, the Vatican announced Saturday. He was 95. (AP Photo/Andrew Medichini)
Pope marks New Year as Vatican prepares to mourn Benedict