Pope Francis visited his predecessor, Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI, on Monday to exchange Christmas greetings.
They talked together in the pope emeritus' quarters in the Mater Ecclesiae monastery, a small community within the walls of the Vatican.
The two popes prayed together in one of the monastery's modest chapels.
Merry Christmas, Papa Francesco and Papa Benedicto!
Ellie Hall is a reporter for BuzzFeed News and is based in Washington, DC. Her secure PGP fingerprint is 6055 A264 DADD AADC 347E 5986 547C C11C DD7D 176A.
Contact Ellie Hall at email@example.com.
Got a confidential tip? Submit it here.