Pope Benedict XVI
Benedict XVI’s book is both unusual and important. Mostly because it never should have been written.
Politi's account reveals much of what happened among the cardinals in the Sistine Chapel on those days in March 2013.
The meeting of Benedict and Francis, characterized in the media as "potentially problematic," was in fact dramatically unproblematic.
The spate of books on John Henry Newman shows that there is little hope of settling arguments about him—or about Benedict's understanding of him.
Pope Benedict to the top Lutheran bishop in Germany (paraphrased): Have you heard about these new "evangelicals"? Scary stuff—and they're growing.