As per tradition, the pope accompanied the new cardinals on their visit with Benedict XVI.
It's a pleasure to see you are well.
Here are the new ones.
Georg Ganswein, Benedict's secretary, introduced them one by one.
There's no need to introduce Cardinal Cantalamessa.
It's such a pleasure to see you again. Such a delight.
Then, to avoid tiring out the pope-emeritus, they sat down and sang a “Salve Regina” together.
Pope Francis said goodbye with a petition.
Don't forget to pray for me.
As they left, everyone, including Pope Francis, put on face masks, another symbol of this pandemic consistory.