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The first German-born pope in centuries has been hailed as a "formative figure" in the Catholic Church. Mourners gathered at Benedict's Bavarian birth village to pay their respects following his death at the age of 95.
This video contains images of the former Pope's body. Italian Prime Minister Giorgia Meloni was among those paying their respects to the body of Benedict at St. Peter's Basilica in the first of three days of public viewing. Benedict died on Saturday at the age of 95.
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