Tagged: Pope Benedict XVI

The Franciscan papacy at five years

Ad Majorem Dei Gloriam It is hard to believe that five years have passed since Pope Francis stepped out onto the loggia at St. Peter’s for the first time, looked out on the vast crowds in St. Peter’s square, waved...

Was Pope Benedict forced to resign? (part 3)

This is Part 3 of a 3 part series. Click here for part 1. Click here for part 2. So far, the evidence seems to be piling up in favor of Pope Benedict’s free resignation and his affection for Pope Francis....

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...

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...

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