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Pope Benedict XVI: A Legacy of Truth in Love

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March 10-23, 2013 Issue | Posted 3/10/13 at 6:49 AM

 

 

View the pdfs of the special commemorative section The Papacy of Benedict XVI: A Legacy of Truth in Love or go to the articles listed below.

 

Bearing Christ, Engaging the World
Benedict brought Christ-centered faith to a man-centered culture.
By Joan Frawley Desmond

 

He Fed Us With His Words
Pope Benedict XVI wrote to the world as a friend.
By Father Peter John Cameron

 

Calming the Storm of Vatican II
The fact that Benedict chose to tackle this topic in one of his final addresses, when we are all paying attention, indicates the great importance of this issue.
By Pia de Solenni

 

Professor Pope
What Father Ratzinger taught graduate student Father Joseph Fessio.
By Joan Frawley Desmond

 

Benedict’s Men: U.S. Vocations Rise
The Pope took a personal interest in vocations.
By Peter Jesserer Smith

 

Rich Course in Priestly Formation
He led not by mandate but by example.
By Father Roger Landry

 

Anglican Ordinariates: Ecumenism in Action
Examining the Pope’s personal investment in the foundation of the ordinariates that are accommodating former Anglicans who come into the Catholic Church.
By James Kelly

 

Benedict, Profound Liturgist
Pope Benedict has been an example to us all of true fatherhood — giving us guidance and encouragement, knowledge and strength to live our Catholic faith.
By Helen Hull Hitchcock

 

Pope Benedict’s ‘Years’
Special years Benedict XVI called for to help the Church grow in faith and holiness.
By Jimmy Akin

 

Gentle Shepherd Inspires the Nation
Benedict encouraged America to live for ‘Christ, Our Hope.’
By Peter Jesserer Smith