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Antonio Socci: Benedict XVI Warns of a New Totalitarianism

by Antonio Socci on 1Peter5 : (First published at Libero, 15 November 2020) Last May there was controversy over the anticipation of some statements made by Benedict XVI to Peter Seewald published in his biography that was about to be published … Continue reading


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Pope Benedict XVI is ‘Very Frail’ and Has Been Sick Since His Visit to Germany

Hannah Brockhaus/CNA, Vatican, August 3, 2020: Pope emeritus Benedict XVI is sick with a bacterial infection and “very frail,” according to a German newspaper report. Citing Pope Benedict’s biographer Peter Seewald, German newspaper Passauer Neue Presse(PNP) reported Aug. 3 that the … Continue reading

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At 85, Pope Benedict is more inspiring than ever

Seven years after his election, he continues to show great trust and humility By Francis Phillips The Pope pictured with his brother on his 85th birthday (CNS photo) Reading the very moving testimony of Pope Benedict XVI on his 85th … Continue reading

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Portrait of a Pope: Peter Seewald describes his impression of Pope Benedict

In an interview made by the Catholic News Agency Peter Seewald, interviewer of the Book “Light of the World” draws a detailed portrait of Pope Benedict: CNA: Do you consider yourself a friend of Pope Benedict XVI? Peter Seewald: I … Continue reading

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Light of the World: Excerpts from the Interview Book with Pope Benedict

The Facebook pages for this book (the English translation is being published by Ignatius Publishing House) provides excerpts from Peter Seewald’s Interview book with Pope Benedict, which, due to the breach of the publishing embargo by L’Osservatore Romano, has been … Continue reading

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Did Pope recommend the Condom? – A dossier of Catholic Voices

1) Father Lombardi’s Clarification: the Pope does not reform or change Church teaching, but reaffirms it, placing it in the perspective of the value and dignity of human sexuality as an expression of love and responsibility.

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