During a weekly audience with Pope Benedict XVI, a man leaps over metal barriers, attempting to jump into the popemobile. He was promptly wrestled to the ground (without the Pope's even noticing) and was then taken into the custody of Vatican police.
Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau asks Pope Francis for a public apology for the Roman Catholic Church's role in the abuse of indigenous children in the residential school system. In 2009, Pope Benedict XVI issued an expression of sorrow after an audience with Assembly of First Nations Chief Phil Fontaine. Context: Pope Benedict XVI
Pope Francis creates 19 new cardinals in a ceremony at St Peter's Basilica in Rome. In addition, the Pope emeritus Benedict XVI makes his first public appearance at the Vatican since his resignation in 2013. Context: Pope Benedict XVI
Pope Francis visits Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI before celebrating his first Christmas Mass. Context: Pope Benedict XVI
In his first public statement since his resignation, former Pope Benedict XVI denies that he covered up child sexual abuse cases involving priests during his tenure. Context: Pope Benedict XVI
Two months after his resignation, Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI returns to live in Vatican City at the Mater Ecclesiae. Context: Pope Benedict XVI
Pope Francis canonizes a record-breaking 800+ new Catholic Church saints - Emeritus Pope Benedict XVI had submitted the 813 "Martyrs of Otranto" who had been beheaded by Ottoman soldiers for refusing to convert to Islam. Context: Pope Benedict XVI
Papal conclave, 2013: More than 100 Roman Catholic cardinals meet in Rome to start the process of selecting a successor to Pope Benedict XVI. Context: Pope Benedict XVI
Newly elected Pope Francis meets his predecessor, Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI for lunch at the Papal Palace of Castel Gandolfo, the first time the two are meeting since the change of guard. Context: Pope Benedict XVI
Papal conclave, 2013:Roman Catholic Cardinals meet in Rome in a conclave to appoint a successor to Pope Benedict XVI. Context: Pope Benedict XVI
Pope Benedict XVI completes his last day of work before he starts his retirement. Context: Pope Benedict XVI
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