Outpouring of prayers for health of Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI People around the globe are praying for Benedict XVI at the invitation of Pope Francis

Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI arrives in St. Peter's Square at the Vatican to attend the beatification ceremony of Pope Paul VI in 2014

Pope Benedict XVI greeting the crowd from the central balcony of St. Peter's Basilica moments after being elected, at the Vatican

The Vatican says retired Pope Benedict XVI's health is worsening

Pope Benedict XVI delivers his blessing on the occasion of the traditional exchange of Christmas greetings to the Curia, in the Regia Hall, at the Vatican

Pope Benedict XVI waves to the faithful and to a group of soldiers in Coppito, near L'Aquila, Italy, on April 28, 2009.