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Benedict XVI
March 01, 2021
As Pope Francis sends the religous book market into overdrive, Serenhedd James investigates the new blockbuster battleground
March 01, 2021
The one-time butler to Benedict XVI, Paolo Gabriele, died on 22 November after a long illness. Prompting tabloid cries of “the butler did it”, he was the man at the heart of the Vatileaks scandal in 2012. Over the course of a year, Gabriele leaked hundreds of pontifical documents detailing corruption and mismanagement of Vatican
November 12, 2020
After thirty years of such reports, the idea that the Church has any credibility left to protect is absurd.
November 10, 2020
the McCarrick Report will be part window, part reflection of institutional leadership culture and decision-making.
August 03, 2020
"The condition of the pope emeritus' health does not raise any particular preoccupation, beyond those of a 93-year-old man who is coming through a more acute phase of an illness that is painful, but not grave."
December 09, 2017
Lyrical and creative, Spe Salvi is the work of a brilliant mind
November 01, 2017
The 'Beer-nedict XVI' wheat beer was unveiled at a conference in Ohio
October 21, 2017
The former Pontiff critiqued globalisation while showing how to reconcile unity with diversity