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Aging brings intense prayer, awareness of judgment

Friday, October 14, 2016 10:07
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By Cyndi Wooden | Catholic News Service

This is the cover of “Last Testament,” an interview Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI did with German author Peter Seewald. In the book the pope talks about events surrounding his resignation and says that practical governance was not his forte.

VATICAN CITY — As he prays in his house in the Vatican Gardens and, especially, as he ages, retired Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI said he finds many Scripture passages “more challenging in their greatness and gravity.”

Retirement has given the 89-year-old Pope Benedict what he describes as the gift of silence to enter more deeply into prayer, especially with the Psalms and the writings of early Church theologians, but the inevitable approach of death also makes his failings and God's judgment a more pressing concern, he said.

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