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Benedict and Francis "in complete disagreement", "never talk to one another"

(ROME) – Speaking at a March 16th conference in Limburg, Germany, the long-time Vatican correspondent Andreas Englisch has delivered an explosive allegation: In contradiction of public appearances, Pope Francis and Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI “are in complete disagreement” and “never speak to one another.” The Pope Emeritus has apparently stated that he only appears in public “at the explicit request of Pope Francis.” What is shown on these occasions, Englisch continues, is “only the pretense of friendship.” Complete article
provivoe
But this lettuce has not much vitamins or minerals, it is a water plant
tbswv
Here we go again with the propaganda machine depicting Benedict-Ratzinger as the savior of orthodoxy riding in on his horse to save the church from Francis. Give me a break! I see them as two peas in a pod.
fzk5220
Why don't we "get over it" and quit talking about what is, what was and whatever shall be and instead direct our efforts as to what we as individuals must do.
I therefore enjoy the "lettuce" interpretation and dream that perhaps there is a parallel universe in which all popes are elected unanimously and follow such a pope without a single dissenter forever after.
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Radulf
Come on, what stupid person could believe that they like each other? Although pope Benedict wasn't the summit of orthodoxy either, now his pontificate seems like heaven to me.
Abramo
@Dr Stuart Reiss: "Amoris Lettuce" 😀
Dr Bobus
I was overjoyed when Cardinal Ratzinger was elected pope. He promulgated two superb documents: Summorum Pontificum and Anglicanorum Coetibus will be consequential for many years. Because he was not really an adminstrator, he needed an effective Sec of State, which Cardinal Bertone was not.

BXVI wanted regularization of the SSPX, but it was sabotaged by his own man, Cardinal Mueller. Mueller …More
I was overjoyed when Cardinal Ratzinger was elected pope. He promulgated two superb documents: Summorum Pontificum and Anglicanorum Coetibus will be consequential for many years. Because he was not really an adminstrator, he needed an effective Sec of State, which Cardinal Bertone was not.

BXVI wanted regularization of the SSPX, but it was sabotaged by his own man, Cardinal Mueller. Mueller tried it again with Francis, who told him no.
aderito
if this is true they are not being very merciful (HYPOCRACY )