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rowan williams stands at left and pope benedict at right, both wear red vestments and smiles
Sebastian Gomes
Dr. Rowan Williams, the former archbishop of Canterbury, reminisces about the personal encounters and official meetings he had with Pope Benedict XVI while they were leading their respective faith communities.
Justin McLellan – Catholic News Service
Looking back 22 years after their public, published differences, Cardinal Walter Kasper wrote that his “friendly debate” with then-Cardinal Ratzinger had always pleased him.
Pope Benedict XVI replaces his zucchetto after a wind gust as his personal secretary, Msgr. Georg Ganswein, assists during the pontiff's general audience in St. Peter's Square at the Vatican in this Oct. 27, 2010 file photo. Archbishop Gänswein has written a book about his life with the late pope and his own difficult relationship with Pope Francis. (CNS photo/Paul Haring)
Jim McDermott
Archbishop Georg Gänswein is publishing a memoir of his years with Pope Benedict. But the archbishop is a compelling figure in and of himself.
Politics & SocietyShort Take
J. Kevin Appleby
While some like to talk about Benedict being “conservative” and Francis “liberal,” they both have strongly upheld Catholic teaching on migration.
Nicole Winfield - Associated Press
Pope Francis met on Monday with Archbishop Georg Gänswein, the longtime secretary of Pope Benedict XVI who has raised eyebrows with an extraordinary memoir.
Inside the Vatican
This week on “Inside the Vatican,” Ricardo da Silva, S.J., and Gerard O’Connell discuss the criticism that Pope Francis’ homily did not sufficiently eulogize and recognize the legacy of the former pope—and more.