Late Pope Benedict leaves personal testament


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A portrait of late Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI with a black mourning ribbon is on display along with a book of condolence on the occasion of the former Pope's death, at the Apostolic Nunciature in Berlin, Germany, 02 January 2023. Former Pope Benedict XVI died on 31 December at his Vatican residence, aged 95. Photo EPA, Clemens Bilan Australia and New Zealand

The late Pope Benedict does not write about the Roman Catholic Church in his testament. Instead, he leaves a personal legacy in which he emphasises the importance of faith.