Wealth of tribute comes for Benedict, who desired simplicity


              Pope Francis, sitting at left, presides over the first Vespers and the 'Te Deum' in St. Peter's Basilica Saturday, Dec. 31, 2022. 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 presides over the first Vespers and the 'Te Deum' in St. Peter's Basilica Saturday, Dec. 31, 2022. 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 presides over the first Vespers and the 'Te Deum' in St. Peter's Basilica Saturday, Dec. 31, 2022. 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, sitting at left, presides over the first Vespers and the 'Te Deum' in St. Peter's Basilica Saturday, Dec. 31, 2022. 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 presides over the first Vespers and the 'Te Deum' in St. Peter's Basilica Saturday, Dec. 31, 2022. 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 presides over the first Vespers and the 'Te Deum' in St. Peter's Basilica Saturday, Dec. 31, 2022. 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, sitting at left, presides over the first Vespers and the 'Te Deum' in St. Peter's Basilica Saturday, Dec. 31, 2022. 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 presides over the first Vespers and the 'Te Deum' in St. Peter's Basilica Saturday, Dec. 31, 2022. 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 presides over the first Vespers and the 'Te Deum' in St. Peter's Basilica Saturday, Dec. 31, 2022. 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, sitting at left, presides over the first Vespers and the 'Te Deum' in St. Peter's Basilica Saturday, Dec. 31, 2022. 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 presides over the first Vespers and the 'Te Deum' in St. Peter's Basilica Saturday, Dec. 31, 2022. 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 presides over the first Vespers and the 'Te Deum' in St. Peter's Basilica Saturday, Dec. 31, 2022. 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, sitting at left, presides over the first Vespers and the 'Te Deum' in St. Peter's Basilica Saturday, Dec. 31, 2022. 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 presides over the first Vespers and the 'Te Deum' in St. Peter's Basilica Saturday, Dec. 31, 2022. 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 presides over the first Vespers and the 'Te Deum' in St. Peter's Basilica Saturday, Dec. 31, 2022. 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, sitting at left, presides over the first Vespers and the 'Te Deum' in St. Peter's Basilica Saturday, Dec. 31, 2022. 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 presides over the first Vespers and the 'Te Deum' in St. Peter's Basilica Saturday, Dec. 31, 2022. 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 presides over the first Vespers and the 'Te Deum' in St. Peter's Basilica Saturday, Dec. 31, 2022. 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)
            
              Two people stay in front of a portrait of Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI in the baptistery of Benedict in Marktl, Germany, Saturday, Dec. 31, 2022. 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/Andreas Schaad)
            
              Cardinal Rainer Maria Woelki, front, gestures during the funeral prayer for Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI in Cologne Cathedral, in Cologne, Germany, Saturday, Dec. 31, 2022. 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. (Federico Gambarini/dpa via AP)
            
              The Pope's Column is seen in front of the birthplace of Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI in Marktl, Germany, Saturday, Dec. 31, 2022. 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. (Federico Gambarini/dpa via AP)
            
              Clergy stay next to a portrait of Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI at Mainz Cathedral in Mainz, Germany, Saturday, Dec. 31, 2022. 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. (Andreas Arnold/dpa via AP)
            
              A man looks at St' Peter's Basilica at The Vatican, Saturday, Dec. 31, 2022. 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)
            
              People look at St' Peter's Basilica at The Vatican, Saturday, Dec. 31, 2022. 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)
            
              People pause in front of St' Peter's Basilica at The Vatican, Saturday, Dec. 31, 2022. 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 person takes a picture of a portrait of Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI at St. Peter's Cathedral in Regensburg, Germany, Saturday, Dec. 31, 2022. 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. (Armin Weigl/dpa via AP)
Wealth of tribute comes for Benedict, who desired simplicity