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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