Former Pope Benedict is 'very unwell,' according to Pope Francis.

Former Pope Benedict is'very unwell,' according to Pope Francis.

In 2013, Pope Benedict announced his resignation, citing "advanced age" as the cause.

In recent years, there have been questions about Pope Benedict's health.

 Pope Benedict's tenure as the Archbishop of Munich and Freising has come under scrutiny.

Due to his treatment of situations involving adolescents who had been sexually abused,

Although he acknowledged attending the discussion concerning the abusive priest, Pope Benedict denied covering up his attendance.

According to the Survivors Network of those Abused by Priests (SNAP), many clergy abuse victims still seek closure and justice.

In almost 600 years, Pope Benedict is the first to resign. Gregory XII, who died in 1415, was the last pope to step down before his death.

After his general audience, Pope Francis visited Pope Benedict at the Mater Ecclesiae convent in Vatican City.