Pope Benedict XVI
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Pope Benedict's resignation is sending shockwaves through Catholic communities worldwide. It also brings sadness and loss to the Jewish community. Despite early concerns with the Pope's childhood participation in the Hitler youth, he has been an extraordinary leader, reaching out to the Jewish community and addressing shared concerns with intelligence and moral passion. The Pope and the J ...
[caption id="attachment_854" align="alignleft" width="300" caption="Wait a second...."] [/caption] Question submitted via Formspring : “How come it seems that everyone (regardless of faith) loves the Dalai Lama and yet has severe resentment to the Pope?” This was one of the questions we discussed in depth in a recent episode of Rise UP with B. Dave Walters , along with: NEW BEGINNINGS! Set ...
No Holds Barred: It is high time that our warm allies in the Mormon Church cease the posthumous baptizing of any and all Jews. My much-publicized dispute with Canadian TV host Michael Coren last week taught me valuable lessons about the Jewish community and the new relationship with our Christian brothers and sisters. For those of you who missed it, I was invited on to Coren’s Sun TV show to pr ...
The Pope's Theology
The Pope and Other Religions
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Who is Pope Benedict XVI?
- What's in a Name?
Background on the 15 Benedicts who preceded the current pope.
- Ratzinger's War Years
Like many teenagers in wartime Germany, Joseph Ratzinger was involved in the Hitler Youth--but Jewish leaders aren't worried.
- How the 1960s Changed Ratzinger
Student protests had a decisive impact on his conservatism.