Tagged: Pope Benedict XVI

Was Pope Benedict forced to resign? (part 2)

This is part 2 of a 3 part series. Click here for part 1. Click here for part 3. In part 1 of this series, I pointed to evidence drawing from Pope Benedict’s own words during and until a year after his resignation, pointing to how said resignation was a completely free, uncoerced act from the former pontiff. Since then, Pope Benedict has chosen to keep himself away from the public eye. Conspiracy theorists believe this to...

Was Pope Benedict forced to resign?

This is Part 1 of a 3 part series. Click here for part 2. Click here for part 3. One of the most tragic Church facts from the last decade is how one of the leading intellectuals of our time has been buried under an avalanche of controversy and misrepresentation, to the point of almost suffocating his message and ideas. I’m talking, of course, of Pope Benedict XVI. As someone who has read and enjoyed...