Books and music for Benedict in early retirement
Works on theology, spirituality and history01 March, 16:13
The pope emeritus's chosen reading material included Hans Urs Von Balthasar's Theological Aesthetics, Father Federico Lombardi said.
The 85-year-old former pope, who shocked the world by becoming the first pontiff in modern history to resign from office last month, also reportedly took several musical recordings.
Benedict XVI will remain at Castel Gandolfo for two months before taking up up residence at a monastery in the Vatican.