TITLE

Benedictus

AUTHOR(S)
Dionne Jr., E. J.
PUB. DATE
May 2005
SOURCE
New Republic;5/2/2005, Vol. 232 Issue 16/17, p10
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Offers a look at the election of Cardinal Joseph Ratzinger to be Pope Benedict XVI. Discussion the author held with Catholic priest Simon Nolan regarding the importance of truth and of engagement between the church and the world; Role of Ratzinger in enforcing former Pope John Paul II's orthodoxy; Report that Ratzinger's vision of the Church is that it should be made up of orthodox believers who confront modernity and uphold the teachings of the Church; View of Ratzinger on the issues of feminism and contraceptives; Reference to the book "The Catholic Revolution," by Andrew Greeley; Opinion of Ratzinger in regards to the Second Vatican Council.
ACCESSION #
16877994

 

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