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Benedict XVI

Benedict saw faith and reason as a ‘two-way process’

One of the enduring aspects of Pope Benedict XVI’s legacy will be the deep thinking he did on issues of faith and reason, says Melbourne priest Fr Jerome Santamaria. Source: Melbourne Catholic.

Benedict XVI Crime

Suspect in theft of Benedict XVI’s pectoral cross arrested

Several months after the theft of a pectoral cross bequeathed by the late Pope Benedict XVI to a parish in his native Bavaria, police have apprehended the suspect in the Czech Republic. Source: CNA.

Benedict XVI

Conference to explore Benedict’s life and legacy

An inaugural conference in Melbourne next month will bring together experts and specialists on the late Pope Benedict XVI to explore his life and legacy. Source: Melbourne Catholic.

Benedict XVI Germany

Pectoral cross of Benedict XVI stolen from Bavarian church

A pectoral cross bequeathed by the late Pope Benedict XVI to a parish in his native Bavaria has been stolen from the church where it was on display. Source: CNA.

Benedict XVI Legal Matters

Prosecutors drop case of alleged cover-up against Benedict XVI

A potential legal case against the late pope Benedict XVI over his handling of abuse during his time as archbishop of Munich has been dropped. Source: CNA.

Benedict XVI

Benedict’s ‘lost lectures’ collected in new book

Six lectures of Cardinal Joseph Ratzinger were almost lost forever. But now they have been collected in a new book, The Divine Project: Reflections on Creation and Church. Source: CNA.

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Benedict posthumously defends Christianity in new book

Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI has posthumously defended Christianity against claims of intolerance “in the name of tolerance”. Source: CNA.

Benedict XVI

Pope Francis remembers Benedict’s ‘wisdom, tenderness, devotion’

Pope Benedict XVI “spread and testified to” the Gospel his entire life, Pope Francis told tens of thousands of people gathered for his predecessor’s funeral Mass. Source: CNS/USCCB.

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Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI dies aged 95

Pope Benedict XVI died yesterday, aged 95, after a sudden deterioration in his health earlier this week due to his advancing age. Source: The Tablet.