The pontificate of Pope Francis seems to feel most comfortable in the immediate post-conciliar period, yet those who desire to drag the Church back to 1972 must contend with the colossal interpretative legacy of John Paul II and Benedict XVI.
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George Weigel: Church Must Embrace John Paul II and Benedict XVI’s Interpretation of Vatican II, or Face Irrelevance
“The Council was far more about ‘Christifying’ the world than about changing the Church.”
The false information was shared across multiple outlets across the globe.
Standing at the Holy Father’s side immediately after his election in 2013, the late cardinal’s presence was a powerful sign of things to come.
Archbishop Gänswein, 65, currently prefect of the papal household, has accompanied Benedict XVI as his personal secretary since 2003.
The last time Benedict's birthday fell on Holy Saturday was 1960.
In an exclusive interview airing this evening on EWTN, Benedict XVI’s personal secretary defended the retired pope’s actions, calling him the ‘father of transparency.’