David Gibson on the Pope's Visit

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May 5 Podcast

David Gibson, author of The Rule of Benedict: Pope Benedict XVI and His Battle with the Modern World, discusses the pope's recent visit to the United States, including his private meeting with sexual abuse victims and his address to the U.N. Gibson also offers a first-hand view of the liturgies in Washington and New York, and reflects on how the trip might shape Benedict's papacy and the American church as a whole. Listen to this episode
David Gibson, author of The Rule of Benedict: Pope Benedict XVI and His Battle with the Modern World, discusses the pope's recent visit to the United States, including his private meeting with sexual abuse victims and his address to the U.N. Gibson also offers a first-hand view of the liturgies in Washington and New York, and reflects on how the trip might shape Benedict's papacy and the American church as a whole.
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