Vatican Searching For Heirs To Pope Benedict XVI’s Estate, Watches, Pens, Paintings

  • The archbishop who assisted Pope Benedict XVI is attempting to handle the late pontiff’s estate, but has found more heirs than he was expecting.
  • Archbishop Georg Gänswein told Italian news outlets Sunday that he was surprised to find he had five individuals with claims to Pope Benedict’s estate.
  • “This has been very interesting for me. I thought he had two relatives, two cousins, but there are five cousins in total,” the archbishop said, according to translations from Catholic News Agency.