“The foundation of the world is love.” – Pope Benedict XVI


The coffin of the late Pope Benedict XVI is placed in its final resting place in the grottos of St. Peter’s Basilica. The cypress coffin is placed inside a zinc coffin which is placed inside an oak coffin and then buried.

Eternal memory.


“The holy cloud, the shekinah, is the sign of the presence of God himself. The cloud hovering over the Tent of Meeting indicated that God was present.”
Benedict XVI, Jesus of Nazareth Vol 1, p. 316