Trend Results : Pope Benedict

Blog Post Results (1-20 of 2678)


Finally! Jonathan Pryce to Play Pope Francis in Netflix’s The Pope

Sir Anthony Hopkins will co-star as Pope Benedict XVI The post Finally! Jonathan Pryce to Play Pope Francis in Netflix’s The Pope appeared first on

Cardinal Burke: Pope Benedict restored the ‘correct order and beauty’ to the liturgy

The 'most splendid contribution' of Pope Benedict XVI was in restoring the Sacred Liturgy.

Nearly 550 German Choir Boys Abused At Renowned Catholic School, Report Says

2 months agoNews : The Two-Way

An independent probe alleges that over roughly half a century, at least 547 boys were abused during their time with Germany's famed Domspatzen choir, which was led by retired Pope Benedict's brother.

Hundreds Were Abused In Boys' Choir Directed By Pope Benedict's Brother: Report

2 months agoArts : Modern Art Notes

"At least 547 young members of the Regensburger Domspatzen boys choir in Germany were subjected to physical and in some instances sexual abuse over a period of 60 years, a new report says.... Among those singled out for criticism in the report was Georg Ratzinger, elder brother of retired Pope Benedict XVI... [who] […]

Pope Benedict: A ‘capsizing’ church needs courageous bishops

Strong church leaders must resist 'the dictatorship of the spirit of the age.'  

‘Culture of Silence’ Abetted Abuse of at Least 547 German Choir Boys, Inquiry Finds

2 months agoNews : NYTimes: News

The children suffered physical and sexual abuse at the music school whose famed Regensburg Cathedral boys choir was directed for decades by Pope Benedict XVI’s brother.

Pope Benedict XVI Says That The Church Is ‘On The Verge Of Capsizing’

The previous head of the worldwide Catholic Church, Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI, was the first Pope in 600 years to retire from the office. Popes usually serve until their death.

In Shock Warning, Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI says Catholic Church is ‘on the verge of capsizing’

Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI issued shock criticism of his successor Pope Francis, warning the Catholic Church is a boat “on the... The post In Shock Warning, Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI says Catholic Church is ‘on the verge of capsizing’ appeared first on The Gateway Pundit.

Cardinals on Opposite Sides of the Hudson Reflect Two Paths of Catholicism

2 months agoNews : NYTimes: News

Cardinal Joseph W. Tobin of Newark tends toward the progressive spirit of Pope Francis; Cardinal Timothy M. Dolan of New York hews toward Pope Benedict’s conservative views.

Pope Benedict’s Dramatic Telegram to a Dubia Cardinal (Original Translation + Commentary)

Cardinal Joachim Meisner’s funeral was celebrated today. Cardinal Meisner was one of the four Cardinals to submit a dubia to Pope Francis asking the pope to clarify several ambiguities raised by Amoris Laetitia. I will let Fidem in Terra blog set the scene for what happened: A message from Pope Francis was read out by [...]

Mass of Thanksgiving for Summorum Pontificum in Notre-Dame de Paris

Here are some beautiful photos of a Votive Mass of the Holy Spirit, celebrated in the Cathedral of Notre-Dame de Paris, in thanksgiving for Pope Benedict’s motu proprio Summorum Pontificum on recently passed tenth anniversary.

A Reflection on Acedia, Eros and Christian Joy

In his encyclicals Deus caritas est and Caritas in veritate, Pope Benedict XVI discusses the relationship between two different aspects of love, which he refers to using the Greek terms agape and eros.Prior to reading these encyclicals, I had always thought of agape as the higher love in which the person makes a gift of himself to the other. Show More Summary

The Legal Achievement of Summorum Pontificum

I propose here to consider what Pope Benedict XVI meant, and what he achieved, by categorizing the traditional Roman Mass and the post-conciliar reform of it as two Forms of the same Rite, the one Extraordinary and the other Ordinary. Show More Summary

At the Vanguard of Catholic Renewal

Pope John Paul II and Pope Benedict XVI frequently acknowledged that the Church is in a state of serious crisis.[1] Not all is well, nor should we pretend that it is — even if this means abandoning the “new Pentecost” narrative of Vatican II that supplied meaning to the lives of countless gullible people. Show More Summary

A Bi-Ritual Education: Guest Article by Sean Fitzpatrick

I am convinced that the crisis in the Church that we are experiencing today is, to a large extent, due to the disintegration of the liturgy. –Pope Benedict XVI, Milestones: Memoirs 1927-1977 In a recent Crisis column, Dr. L. Joseph Hebert wrote of the educational power and importance of Catholic liturgy in the context of Fr. Show More Summary

Pope Benedict Writes in Praise of Card. Sarah

Yesterday, First Things posted a review of Cardinal Sarah’s new book “The Power of Silence: Against the Dictatorship of Noise”, by His Holiness Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI. It is of course well worth your time to read the whole piece, which is quite brief; here is an excerpt.“(Card. Show More Summary

Copyright © 2015 Regator, LLC