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In his February 7 column accompanying the letter, Franco noted that the signature of Benedict is "now tiny, nearly shrinking along with his physical force".
Benedict, who in February 2013 became the first pope in six centuries to resign, wrote a letter to the Corriere della Sera newspaper thanking readers for their best wishes as he approaches the fifth anniversary of stepping down.
Benedict XVI says he is in the final stages of his life, describing himself as on a "pilgrimage Home" surrounded by a "love and goodness" he had never imagined.
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Benedict, a conservative German, said he was "moved" by the concerns of readers, and said he sees them as "an accompaniment" in his life.
Yesterday an envelope marked "urgent hand delivery" arrived at Corriere della Sera's Rome office.
The pope emeritus was responding to a question sent to him by the newspaper about his well-being, and Benedict said he "cannot but be thankful" to the readers and others for their concern. This is why I can not but be grateful, assuring all of you of my prayers.
Since then, he has resided as pope emeritus in the Mater Ecclesiae Monastery located inside Vatican City and close to where Pope Francis lives.
Pope Benedict XVI finishes his last general audience in St Peter's Square at the Vatican.
However, these visits have reduced in recent months.
He is the first non-European pontiff in 1,300 years, the first Jesuit Pope and the first from the Americas.
Timberlake also called Minneapolis' own Prince "the greatest all-around musician that I could think of in popular culture". I've been running routes, too. "I'm excited to do that, I always like to push to be able to do something like that".
Rousey, who won an Olympic judo bronze medal in 2008, refused to specify whether she had formally retired from the UFC . Rousey has appeared in WWE multiple times before, most notably at Wrestlemania 31 in an appearance alongside the Rock .
Bradley , who is a well-respected defender around the league, was never considered a long-term solution for the Pistons . The Clippers have small-forward depth with the addition of Harris and will likely insert him into the starting lineup.
A companion app is also mentioned, which the documents state will include a "poker minigame of sorts" alongside social elements. Red Dead Redemption 2's first trailer appeared on Thursday 20 October 2016, back when the game was scheduled for Autumn 2017.
The military said Saturday's deaths were related to Turkey's operation against Syrian Kurdish-held Afrin, codenamed Olive Branch. Since then, Syrian government forces have captured wide parts of the country and in recent weeks have been marching in Idlib.
In a lengthy statement, Wynn and his company both attributed the allegations to a campaign led by Wynn's ex-wife, Elaine Wynn . Multiple members of Congress said they would give donations from Wynn or an affiliated organization to charity.
Several institutional investors and hedge funds have recently added to or reduced their stakes in the company. The firm has total debt to equity ratio measured as 0.28. 3,166 are owned by Northstar Group Incorporated.
Wall did not play Sunday after it was revealed that he was dealing with a recurrence of soreness and swelling in his left knee. A five-time NBA All-Star, Wall has lived up to the hype after being drafted first-overall by the Wizards in 2010.
If the two managers are to be believed, the stage is set for an almighty scrap in front of the live BT Sport cameras. "There are a lot of games to play, a lot of big challenges waiting for us and we have to be ready", he added.
Alphabet rolls its Nest smart-home unit back into Google
The move aims to make it easier for Google to add artificial intelligence software like Assistant into new Nest products. Fawaz told CNet that Nest has shipped more than 11 million products since 2011, when its first thermostat went on sale.
France sends police as migrant gangs clash in Calais
Some 9,000 migrants lived in the infamous " Jungle " makeshift camp in Calais before authorities dismantled it in October 2016. The confrontation is the worst since July 2017 when ethnic tensions boiled over, leaving 16 people injured.
Ups & 4 Downs From Last Night's WWE SmackDown (Jan 30)
WWE Top 10 takes you back to this week's SmackDown LIVE to revisit the show's most thrilling, physical and controversial moments. Hard luck for both Baron Cornin and Tye Dillinger, as neither man managed to earn a coveted win at the Royal Rumble on Sunday.
Yeesh: GOP House Appropriations chair to retire
National Republican Congressional Committee Steve Stivers expressed optimism that the 11th District would stay in GOP hands. Democratic candidate Tamara Harris said Monday's announcement means the challenging party needs to have an open primary.