Pope Benedict XVI
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Here are today's dispatches from the crossroads of faith, media and culture. 1. Has former White House reporter Helen Thomas mellowed? From Politico : Many who criticized Thomas at the time of her (anti-Jewish/anti-Israel) remarks say the ensuing months have only made matters worse, claiming that she has embraced her controversial views more fully. 2. Bill would require California hi ...
The latest issue of Religion in the News is now online, with a veritable cornucopia of piquant pemmican. The cover story is Andrew Walsh's definitive recapitulation of the past year's Islamophobic extravaganza, accompanied by an excursus on America as Christian Nation. And for the word on Shariphobia, check out Marc D. Stern's examination of what happened in last fall in Oklahoma. Y ...
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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.