EDITORS NOTE: Graphic content / The body of Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI lies in state at St. Peter’s Basilica in the Vatican, on January 2, 2023. – Benedict, a conservative intellectual who in 2013 became the first pontiff in six centuries to resign, died on December 31, 2022, at the age of 95. Thousands of Catholics began paying their respects on January 2, 2023 to former pope Benedict XVI at St Peter’s Basilica at the Vatican, at the start of three days of lying-in-state before his funeral. (Photo by Filippo MONTEFORTE / AFP)