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In Rare Interview, Benedict XVI Recalls Life of John Paul II

Last edited 12th March 2014

In Rare Interview, Benedict XVI Recalls Life of John Paul II

In lengthy excerpts of an interview published in an Italian newspaper, Pope emeritus Benedict XVI speaks of his time collaborating with John Paul II, highlighting the deceased Pope's sanctity and commitment to the truth.

“In the years of collaboration with him it became ever more clear to me that John Paul II was a saint,” the retired pontiff told Polish journalist Wlodzimierz Redzioch in a written interview, selections of which appeared in Italian newspaper Corriere della Sera on March 7.


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