Pope Benedict XVI is very ill say close friends and clergy members based in Rome Pope Benedict is in very poor physical condition and may not have long to live, reports say. "Benedict is in a very bad way," said Paloma Gomez Borrero, a veteran Vatican correspondent for Spain's Telecinco television network who met the former pope recently. "We won't have him with us much longer."
June 12, 2013 - Irish Central
Benedict XVI in declining health, visitors say Just months after becoming the first pope in nearly 600 years to resign, reports are surfacing that Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI is in poor health with diminished stature and energy.
June 10, 2013 - National Catholic Reporter