VIDEO Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI gets a Special Visit from the Newly Created Cardinals and Pope Francis!

 Pope Francis and the 20 new cardinals visited, the 95-year-old, Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI. The new cardinals traveled to the Mater Ecclesiae Monastery, and were presented to the Pope Emeritus who prayed with them and blessed them. Vatican News reported, that on August 27th, in the afternoon, at the end of the Consistory, Pope Francis and the new cardinals went briefly to the Mater Ecclesiae Monastery. 
They received Pope Emeritus' blessing, together with that of Pope Francis, and then prayed the Salve Regina together. Afterwards, the new cardinals went to the Apostolic Palace or the Paul VI Hall for courtesy visits.

The visit to the Mater Ecclesiae monastery in the Vatican has now become a custom, always renewed starting from the 2016 Consistory. On the first two occasions of 2014 and 2015, Benedict XVI took part in the celebration in St. Peter's Basilica. Source: Vatican News