Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI attending Canonization Mass

2014-04-26 Vatican Radio

(Vatican Radio) The Holy See has confirmed that Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI has accepted the invitation and communicated to Pope Francis that he will attend the Mass of Canonization of John Paul II and John XXIII. The Pope Emeritus will concelebrate. This does not mean that he will be at the Altar; rather he will be together with the Cardinals and Bishops on the left side of the Sanctuary.