ROME — At the conclusion of an international symposium in Rome, Pope Francis granted the prestigious "Joseph Ratzinger Award" to two professors for their exemplary scholarship in theology.
The 2013 winners were the Anglican canon professor Rev. Richard Burridge, dean of Kings College, London, and Catholic professor of theology Christian Schaller, vice director of the Pope Benedict XVI institute of Regensburg, Germany.
“Special congratulations go to the revered professor Richard Burridge … and professor Christian Schaller, who have been awarded this year’s Joseph Ratzinger Prize,” said Pope Francis on Oct. 26.
“Also on behalf of my beloved predecessor, whom I was with three or four...READ MORE