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Body of former pope Benedict XVI to lie in state at Vatican before funeral

Summary by Ground News
Catholics will on Monday be able to pay their respects in the Vatican to former pope Benedict XVI, whose body will lie in state for three days at St Peter's Basilica before his funeral. The German theologian, who died on Saturday aged 95, led the Catholic Church for eight years. He was the first pope in six centuries to step down in 2013. His successor Pope Francis will lead the funeral on Thursday.
Published 5 months ago · Holy See

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