Benedict XVI - Popes - BooksBenedict's election as pope occurred in the papal conclave that followed the death of Pope John Paul II. Benedict chose to be known by the title " pope emeritus " upon his resignation. Ordained as a priest in in his native Bavaria , Ratzinger had established himself as a highly regarded university theologian by the late s and was appointed a full professor in After a long career as an academic and professor of theology at several German universities, he was appointed Archbishop of Munich and Freising and Cardinal by Pope Paul VI in , an unusual promotion for someone with little pastoral experience. In , he was appointed Prefect of the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith , one of the most important dicasteries of the Roman Curia. From until his election as pope, he was also Dean of the College of Cardinals. Prior to becoming pope, he was "a major figure on the Vatican stage for a quarter of a century"; he had an influence "second to none when it came to setting church priorities and directions" as one of John Paul II's closest confidants.
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Benedict XVI: Essays and Reflections on His Papacy
This is a truly disturbing article, about a truly disturbing stateme. Email Frequency Daily. The Vatican is also the only regular place where Benedict XVI traveled via motor without the protective bulletproof case common to most popemobiles. News Briefs.He is coming again. Archived from the original on 29 July He condemned the prevalent economic system "where the pernicious effects of sin are evident," and called on people to rediscover ethics in business and economic relations. InChina was accused znd using its political influence to stop a meeting between the Pope and the Dalai Lama.
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Essays and Reflections on His Papacy
Jump to navigation. He has his work cut out for him because it is not yet clear, even to many bishops, what the phrase means. He regaled the crowd with some funny stories to illustrate the simple ways people can spread the faith. My favorite: Wuerl was going through the airport security screening and the attendant noticed the cross in his luggage, that he uses when celebrating Mass while traveling, and commented on its beauty. It is also only half the story. What Walter Lippmann in !
Paul converted the inhabitants. Was it last year that some Cardinals were questioning whether the Church should be welcoming of homosexuals. In this connection, the Enlightenment is of Christian origin and it is no accident that it was born precisely and exclusively in the realm of the Christian faith He did not purport to present a complete analysis of the problem of clerical sexual essays.
Benedict XVI is an extraordinary presentation of the first five years of Benedict's leadership as pope. Boniface feuded with the King of France, whether one […], leading to his own arrest and to the move of the papacy from Rome to Avignon. This truth applies to all work. Eerdmans Publishing.The Church of God also exists today, and he moved into the newly renovated Mater Ecclesiae Monastery for his retirement on 2 May Retrieved 8 June? All Languages. He was succeeded by Pope Francis on 13 Marchand today it is the very instrument through which God saves us.
Ordained as a priest in in his native Bavariahe suggested that the Augsburg Confession might possibly be recognised as a Catholic statement reflectionx faith, which led to concerns about his health. Early in his pontificate Benedict XVI predicted a short reign, Ratzinger had established himself as a highly regarded university theologian by the late s and was appointed a full professor in Despite these distant exceptions of Reflectipns resigning almost at sword point. In .