- Jan 25, 2020
On the eve of his 83rd birthday, Pope Francis met with a group of his peers — although many were a few years younger — and told them that “old age is a time of grace.”
Retired Pope Benedict XVI celebrated his 91st birthday April 16.
Pope Francis celebrated his 81st birthday with a pizza party for sick children Sunday, reflecting on the joy of children and the importance that they are raised with the faith.
On April 12 Pope Francis visited his predecessor Pope emeritus Benedict XVI at Vatican City’s Mater Ecclesiae monastery to honor two joyous occasions: the occurrence of Benedict XVI’s 90th birthday and the celebration of Easter which this year fall on the same day, April 16.