The Papacy of Benedict XVI: An 'America' archive

In light of Pope Benedict XVI's announcement to resign his office, we offer a selection of America articles on his pontificate:

Pope Benedict XVI: Peacemaker

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Benedict in America

David Gibson talks about the pope's visit to the United States

Benedict XVI and the Synod of Bishops

The Ordinary Way of Benedict

The Economy of Grace: Pope Benedict's Social Theology

Benedict: What's in a Name?

The Editors on Benedict's election as pope

BENEDICT'S BOOKS

Jesus of Nazareth, reviewed by Gerald O'Collins, S.J.

Jesus of Nazareth: Holy Week, reviewed by Daniel J. Harrington, S.J.

Excerpts from Light of the Word, with Peter Seewald

Benedict XVI: An Introduction to His Theological Vision

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The news from Ireland and the United States reminds us of Herod, of Pharaoh. What culture betrays its children?
The EditorsMay 26, 2018
A woman religious casts her ballot May 25 in Dublin as Ireland holds a referendum on its law on abortion. Voters went to the polls May 25 to decide whether to liberalize the country's abortion laws. (CNS photo/Alex Fraser, Reuters)
The repeal of Ireland's Eighth Amendment, which guarantees the right to life of the unborn, has passed with a nearly 2-1 margin.
Education Secretary Betsy DeVos testifies at a House Committee on Education and the Workforce, Tuesday, May 22, 2018, on Capitol Hill in Washington. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)
The Secretary of Education stirred up controversy when she said it was up to schools to decide if an undocumented student should be reported to authorities.
J.D. Long-GarcíaMay 25, 2018
Thousands gathered in Dublin May 12 to say "Love Both" and "Vote No" to abortion on demand. They were protesting abortion on demand in the forthcoming referendum May 25. (CNS photo/John McElroy)
“Priests and bishops get verbal abuse by being told, ‘How can you speak for women? You don’t know what it’s like!’”
America StaffMay 25, 2018