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The Pope in a white hat and white robe waves with his right hand with his back turned toward the camera.

Catholicism | Pope Benedict XVI | Pope Francis

Papal Fallibility

Commentary prompted by the recent death of emeritus Pope Benedict XVI unsurprisingly indexes the usual binaries of sensationalized speculation.

January 4, 2023

Martin Luther | Reformation | Pope Francis | sanctity of negotiations | healthy realism | Jesus | Pope Benedict XVI | Pope Saint John Paul | Pope Leo X

Heresy and Popes

Popes have been interested in heresy and heretics for centuries, and language linking “papacy” and “heresy” continues to prosper down into our own day. The language root of “heresy” connects with “to choose,” and the heretic is someone who, in the ...

June 13, 2016