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Pope Benedict XVI (Latin: Benedictus XVI; Italian: Benedetto XV...

wikipedia - 29 Aug 2018
Pope Benedict XVI (Latin: Benedictus XVI; Italian: Benedetto XVI; German: Benedikt XVI; born Joseph Aloisius Ratzinger; German pronunciation: [ˈjoːzɛf ˈalɔʏzjʊs ˈʁatsɪŋɐ]; on 16 April 1927) reigned as Pope of the Catholic Church from 2005 to 2013. He was elected pope on 19 April 2005, was inaugurated on 24 April 2005 and resigned on 28 February 2013. Benedict's election occurred in a papal conclave following the death of Pope John Paul II.
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Pope urges continued studies of the writings of Pope Benedict XVI

Malaysian Christian News - 19 Nov 2018
Addressing an "affectionate and grateful thought to Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI", Francis said that "his is a spirit that views the problems of our time with awareness and courage, and knows how to draw, from attention to Scripture in the living ...
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Pope: Ratzinger Prize-winners help us turn our thoughts to God

Vatican News - 17 Nov 2018
And after having remarked on how the event provides “a lovely occasion on which to offer our affectionate and grateful thought to the Pope-emeritus, Benedict XVI”, the Pope said that “as admirers of his cultural and spiritual legacy,” members of the ...
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Pope and Pope Emeritus write in support of Ratzinger Foundation

Vatican News - 15 Nov 2018
By Francesca Merlo. Two letters addressed to Fr. Federico Lombardi, SJ, President of the Ratzinger Foundation: the first, dated November 12th, from Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI, and the second, dated November 13th, from Pope Francis. These were written ...
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by Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI - Restoration

Madonna House - 15 Nov 2018
(Excerpted from a talk in 1969 before he was pope). From the crisis of today the Church of tomorrow will emerge—a Church that has lost much. She will become small and will have to start afresh more or less from the beginning. She will no longer be ...
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Pope Emeritus: The whole understanding of “right” is at risk

Aleteia EN - 17 Nov 2018
The “multiplication of rights” poses the risk of the “destruction of the idea of right,” according to Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI, in a letter published by the Holy See on November 15. The Pope Emeritus' message was read the same day, along with another ...
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Don't Call Abortion a Holocaust, Says Pope Benedict XVI

Patheos (blog) - 22 Oct 2018
(Benedict XVI was Cardinal Ratzinger at the time, and John Paul II was still alive.) “The pope,” said Ratzinger—this was at a press conference in which he presented John Paul II's book Memory and Identity—“recalls men's permanent temptation and tells ...
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Bypass the Pope By Going Directly to The Savior

Canada Free Press - 18 Nov 2018
“A potentially explosive report has linked the resignation of Pope Benedict XVI to the discovery of a network of gay prelates in the Vatican, some of whom – the report said – were being blackmailed by outsiders. “The pope's spokesman declined to ...
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Jewish expert says John Paul II had it right on Church/State relations

Crux: Covering all things Catholic - 16 Nov 2018
So long as Christians internalize the position of John Paul II and his successor, Pope Benedict XVI, with this approach - proposing and suggesting rather than imposing - “I don't think they should be reticent in doing so if those are the truths they ...
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Pope gives Vatican's sex abuse expert new role amid crisis

WCJB - 13 Nov 2018
But Pope Benedict XVI sent him to his native Malta in 2012 as bishop after Scicluna's tough line ruffled too many feathers in the Vatican. Scicluna's new appointment is symbolically significant and will also give him greater say in the day-to-day ...
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Our man at the Vatican

Times of Malta - 18 Nov 2018
Pope Benedict XVI was among his recent predecessors until relinquishing the post in 2005, when he was elected to succeed Pope John Paul II. Until 1968, the Pope himself presided over the Congregation, but the daily administration has always been ...
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Italian court rules Viganò must repay $2 million to his brother

Crux: Covering all things Catholic - 15 Nov 2018
At the time, confidential letters were stolen from then-Pope Benedict XVI's desk by his butler, Paolo Gabriele, and leaked to Italian journalist Gianluigi Nuzzi. Among the most noteworthy documents leaked were two letters from Viganò addressed to ...
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Second Abuse Claim Made Against Oklahoma Priest

Public Radio Tulsa - 18 Nov 2018
Zoeller was removed as a priest in 2002 and was defrocked by Pope Benedict XVI in 2011. The archdiocese in August received a separate letter accusing Zoeller of abusing a teenage boy in the 1980s. An ensuing investigation by the archdiocese determined ...
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New allegation is made against former OKC priest

NewsOK.com - 17 Nov 2018
Zoeller was removed as a priest in 2002 and was laicized — or formally defrocked — in 2011 by Pope Benedict XVI. The letter alleging abuse is the second received by the archdiocese concerning Zoeller in recent months. In August, archdiocese leaders ...
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The poor pope … the pope of the poor

Aleteia EN - 18 Nov 2018
It would be foolhardy to try to weigh his papacy while it may still be in its infancy, but one conviction remains: Francis is first of all a pope of the poor. The controversies that plague the Successor of Peter are nothing new. Benedict XVI suffered ...
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Former OKC Priest Faces Another Sexual Abuse Allegation

news9.com KWTV - 16 Nov 2018
Zoeller was removed as a priest in 2002 and was defrocked by Pope Benedict XVI in 2011. After the first allegation was made known, the archdiocese was told Zoeller had been volunteering at an Oklahoma City parish. He has since been informed that he is ...
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The Sins of Celibacy

The New York Review of Books - 03 Nov 2018
He was the central figure in the 2012 scandal that involved documents leaked by Pope Benedict XVI's personal butler, including letters Viganò wrote about corruption in Vatican finances, and that contributed to Benedict's startling decision to abdicate ...

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