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Benedict XVI “not as Agile as a Few Months ago” - Cardinal

Former Benedict XVI is “not as agile as he was a few months ago”. Therefore he will not attend the Sunday canonisation of [the highly dubitable Saints] Oscar Romero and Paul VI, according to Giovanni Angelo Becciu, prefect of the Congregation for the Causes of Saints.

Becciu said during a press conference (October 11) that it was one of the first things Francis said at the beginning of his pontificate that he wanted to beatify and canonise Paul VI [although there has never been a popular veneration for him which is a precondition for a canonisation].

Becciu also announced that the tomb of the future “Saint” Paul VI will remain in the crypt of St. Peter's Basilica and not be moved to the upper church [probably in order to hide that there is no popular veneration for Paul VI].

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The Vatican Press Office also said Pope Francis invited Benedict to participate at the Canonisation Mass tomorrow, he declined. Benedict did not participate at the Beatification of Paul VI either. However, he did concelebrate at the Canonisations of John Paul II and John XXIII
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