This humility and asceticism governed everything else in Gregory's life and work, including his exercise of the papacy
and his relationship with bishops and other leaders across both the church and empire.
Now, however, as O'Brien shows, a new picture emerges, of Pius as an astute politician who saw clearly what was happening to the old order and had a plan for launching the papacy
into the new age.
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of Pope Francis in its most recent history.
Bishop McManus said that two incidents, in many ways, explain the papacy
perspectives of the two popes.
Reflecting Gray's long-standing interest in the region, Christianity, the Papacy
, and Mission in Africa offers particular insight into early Catholic missions in Kongo.
Benedict may have given one of his best gifts to the church now, at the end of his time as pope, by demystifying the office of the papacy
WITH deep joy I offer Cardinal Jorge Mario Bergoglio my warm congratulations and most fervent good wishes on his election to the papacy
The first record of the Atlantic slave trade being brought to the attention of the papacy
occurred in 1630, and a Vatican statement condemning the slave trade came out in 1686.
Summary: TEHRAN (FNA)- Benedict XVI will continue to wear a white cassock and will be known as Pope Emeritus after he resigns the papacy
on Thursday, the Vatican said.
The pope, a theologian and professor, never felt truly comfortable with the weight of the papacy
and many Catholics feel that, although he was a towering Church figure, perhaps the cardinals should have chosen someone else in 2005.
AFTER BENEDICT (The Wall Street Journal, New York)