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Analysis: A Closer Look at the Ceremonial Details of Benedict XVI’s Funeral

Archbishop Georg Ganswein (left), longtime personal secretary of Pope Benedict XVI, kisses the coffin of friend and mentor at his funeral on Jan. 5, 2023, at the Vatican.

The funeral rite for Benedict XVI followed that which was reserved for Pope John Paul II on April 8, 2005, but there were some differences.

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