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Politics & SocietyShort Take
J.D. Long-García
What our aging politicians can learn from Pope Benedict XVI’s historic resignation
FaithFaith and Reason
Daniel E. Burns
Nearly everything Pope Benedict ever wrote or said in public was visibly animated by a concern to encourage—and to answer—the honest existential questions that young people are brave enough to raise.
pope francis sits and talks to archbishop georg gaenswein the former secretary to benedict xvi
Simon Kajan — KNA
Speculation surrounding the return to Germany of Georg Gänswein is continuing unabated, not least because his status remains unclear now that he has been sent away from the Vatican.
Tom Heneghan - Religion News Service
One cousin has already refused to accept the inheritance; four others have not yet responded. If they are smart, they will turn it down as well.
FaithVatican Dispatch
Gerard O’Connell
According to many in the Vatican, Archbishop Gänswein’s tell-all book published shortly after Benedict’s death revealed a lack of trustworthiness, loyalty and reserve on the part of a man who was meant to be serving two popes.
FaithFaith and Reason
Stephen G. Adubato
In Holy Saturday meditations, the late pope engaged postmodern thought in exploring the thorniest of church beliefs.