Pope Benedict XVI
Beyond the call of duty
You won’t hear much praise of Pope Benedict XVI from the usual pundits, but what do they know?
Jesus of Nazareth - 1
Love and reasoning go hand in hand in Pope Benedict’s best-selling second volume about “the figure and message of Jesus”.
Jesus of Nazareth - 2
This great work of Joseph Ratzinger’s pontificate shows the importance of reading the Old and New Testaments as parts of a whole.
An unlikely defender for the Pope
A sometime critic of the Catholic Church has defended the Pope against claims that he should be prosecuted for condoning sex abuse
Easter is always about dying and rising
Easter could not have come at a better time for Catholics and their beleaguered pope.
Money from love
In an encyclical released this week, an intellectually adventurous Pope asserts that love is ultimately the solution to the world economic crisis.
Who’s the real expert?
Did any journalists ask an epidemiologist whether the Pope might be right about the ineffectiveness of condoms in fighting the African AIDS epidemic? We did.