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Here’s How to Pray the U.S. Bishops’ Special Novena for Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI

Daniel Ibañez/CNAA woman prays in St. Peter’s Basilica on Jan. 4, 2023, during the final day that the body of the late Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI is lying in state

The novena, published on the USCCB website, consists of nine days of prayer and reflection on Scripture and ecclesiastical texts about God’s establishment of the papacy and Church.