Articles tagged Pope Benedict Xvi

The belittling and bashing of the pontificate of Pope Benedict is accelerating

The belittling and bashing of the pontificate of Pope Benedict is accelerating in conjunction with the growing adulation of Pope Francis in the secular world and among the “progessive” dissidents within the Church. Benedict did what he was called to do in his position as the earthly leader of the Catholic Church, no matter how much he was criticized both from within and outside the Church. He shouldered and embraced a very heavy cross and suffered a quiet type of crucifixion as a result of his exceptional fidelity and courageous writings and actions. Immediately after becoming pope, Benedict began to […]
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More on Benedict’s revolutionary act: his astonishing predictions

The reaction to the commentary, Benedict’s renunciation and the wolves within the church, was unexpected. Many of the 150 comments are well worth reading and I was able to add more information in response to some of the comments. It should be emphasized that the article was written because of a truly extraordinary action by Pope Benedict that was unprecedented in the entire history of the Roman Catholic Church. Yes, there were a couple of other resignations of popes in the past, but the circumstances were totally different. Never has a pope resigned because he felt too tired and weak to carry […]
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