Pope Benedict XVI

Pope Francis at a consistory to create 14 new cardinals in St. Peter’s Basilica at the Vatican on June 28, 2018 (CNS photo/Paul Haring) 
Pope Francis has gone “to the peripheries,” creating cardinals from 50 different nations, but Europe still accounts for more than 40 percent of electors in the College of Cardinals.
Matt Malone, S.J. May 01, 2019
Ideological bias structures much of the public discourse. But we cannot allow it to structure our ecclesial conversation.
Colleen Dulle April 18, 2019
This week on "Inside the Vatican," we'll talk about some of the questions the pope emeritus' letter raises.
Pope Francis pays a pre-Christmas visit to retired Pope Benedict XVI on Dec. 21, 2018, in the Mater Ecclesiae monastery. (CNS photo/Vatican Media)
Austen Ivereigh April 11, 2019
The pope and the pope emeritus are not so far apart: Both Benedict and Francis warn against responding to the abuse crisis with a ’self-made’ church that ignores the Gospel.
Retired Pope Benedict XVI wrote an article outlining his thoughts on the clerical sexual abuse crisis about what must be done now.
Eric Sundrup, S.J. March 26, 2019
Some background to the kerfuffle over Pope Francis and kissing the papal ring.