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!
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