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Benedict XVI defends Pope Francis on fifth anniversary of his election

  Gerard O’Connell March 12, 2018 In a letter released today, Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI has strongly defended Pope Francis against those who claim he lacks theological and philosophical formation and has affirmed that “there is an internal continuity between the two pontificates.” He did so in a personal letter to Msgr. Dario Vigano, prefect of […]


Ratzinger Foundation unveils new prize, announces American winners

Posted by Hannah Brockhaus / CNA | Sep 27, 2017 VATICAN— The Vatican’s Joseph Ratzinger Foundation unveiled a new prize called “Expanding Reason,” aimed at promoting dialogue between the sciences and philosophy and theology in scholarly work. Four Americans – Darcia Narvaez from the University of Notre Dame and Michael Schuck, Nancy C. Tuchman, and Jesuit Fr. Michael […]