Benedict XVI and Cardinal Sarah answer Amazon doubts on celibacy
Ignatius Press: book due to ship Feb. 20

From book cover. $16.96 if ordered online, Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI and Cardinal Robert Sarah, prefect of the Congregation for Divine Worship, have co-authored a book on the crisis in the Church and on priestly ministry. From the

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2020-01-13T10:19:32-08:00January 13th, 2020|Categories: Priesthood|Tags: , , |10 Comments

Pope Benedict XVI “the deepest thinker”
So says filmmaker Werner Herzog

Benedict XVI at the German Bundestag in 2011 Werner Herzog, the well-known film director and film legend [Aguirre, the Wrath of God (1972), Nosferatu the Vampyre (1978), Fitzcarraldo (1982)], praised Benedict XVI in a December 7 interview with German

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2019-12-11T10:28:15-08:00December 11th, 2019|Categories: Exclusives, Vatican News|Tags: , , |8 Comments

Benedict XVI celebrates 91st birthday April 16 marks Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI's 91st birthday. He will be spending the day quietly in the 'Mater Ecclesia' Monastery in the Vatican, where he lives. The day of Joseph Ratzinger’s birth has been seen by some as

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2018-04-17T14:00:29-07:00April 17th, 2018|Categories: Vatican News|Tags: , |6 Comments

Vatican office altered photo of Benedict’s comments on Francis

The AP's Nicole Winfield wrote March 14 that the Vatican has admitted “that it altered a photo sent to the media of a letter from retired Pope Benedict XVI about Pope Francis. The manipulation changed the meaning of the image in a

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2018-03-15T13:50:50-07:00March 15th, 2018|Categories: Vatican News|Tags: , |17 Comments

Looking forward to 10 years of Summorum Pontificum

Ten years after Benedict XVI broadened access to the celebration of the Traditional Latin Mass, the document by which he did so is being hailed as a means of closing the rift of division following liturgical changes made after the

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2017-06-01T11:03:42-07:00June 1st, 2017|Categories: Other News|Tags: , , , |27 Comments