Ratzinger in Germany visits brother – the last hour


(ANSA) – VATICAN CITY, JUNE 18 – “This morning the
Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI went to Germany on a visit to
sick brother. The Pope Emeritus is now in the city of
Regensburg, where he will spend the necessary time. With him
there are the secretary, Archbishop Georg Gaenswein, the doctor, a
nurse, one of the memores domini and the Deputy Commander of the
Corps of the Gendarmerie of the Vatican City State “.

This is what the director of the press room reports to ANSA
Vatican Matteo Bruni.

It was a state flight that brought this the Pope emeritus to
Monaco and then to Regensburg. Joseph Ratzinger, 93 years old on
April 16, he wanted to join his older brother
Georg, 96, to whom he has always been very attached and who is seriously
ill. The decision was made suddenly, after one
consultation with Pope Francis.


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