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S+L BLOG: Ratzinger



Earlier this week Pope Benedict XVI appointed a new prefect of the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith (CDF), Archbishop Gerhard Mueller of Regensburg, Germany. This is the same post Pope Benedict held until he was elected pope in 2005. Why is this position so important ? Founded in 1542, the office was originally called the ...read more
A few pages into “Light of the World: The Pope, the Church, and the Signs of the Times”, Peter Seewald disappeared. The German journalist had secured one of the world’s most elusive interviews—a one-on-one with the Pope. Since the start of his pontificate, Benedict XVI had until now given only a couple of interviews, apart ...read more