Tagged: Cardinal Ratzinger


Pope Benedict and the Legion of Christ

Over at True/Slant I begin to lay out what I see as an emerging narrative of Pope Benedict (both as pope and as Cardinal Ratzinger) as the reformist waging an unseen war against an...


Cardinal Ratzinger and Father Marcial Maciel

In this slide (9/16) on ABC’s slideshow report on the supposed mishandling of the abuse cases of Father Marcial Maciel, we are told: Before he became Pope in 2005, Pope Benedict XVI was Cardinal...


The Theology of Papa

You really should read Br. Will’s post on Ross Douthat’s recent op-ed.  The comment thread is a particularly interesting read and is also highly recommended.  The link to Ross’ column is here. Ross’ column...