Urbi, Orbi, and Goodbye

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Benedict XVI has become the first pope in modern times to resign – with substantial consequences for the papacy and the Catholic Church.

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Papal Glamour

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The Pope Is No Lady Di

The pope is neither a rock star nor a king, he’s the Bishop of Rome. Stop worshipping him.

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Priest

Paulus Terwitte
15.02.2013

Benedict's Legacy

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Behind the Façade of Piety

Pope Benedict's resignation allows for a look behind the façade of the Catholic Church. For too long, the Vatican has covered up its dark underbelly with embellished liturgical practices.

 
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