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Let’s move on from condoms. What the Pope said about the priesthood is more interesting

Priests attend Pope Benedict XVI's Mass celebrated outside the cathedral of Santiago de Compostela (CNS photo/Stefano Rellandini, Reuters)

Despite the furore over condoms, Light of the World, the book-length interview with Pope Benedict, is about a whole lot more than sex.

Debate: Was the Pope wise to agree to the Peter Seewald interview?

Pope Benedict XVI holds a copy of Light of the World with its author Peter Seewald, left, and Archbishop Rino Fisichella (Photo: PA)

Or should he have listened to Fr Lombardi?

On littleness and the liturgy

Pope Benedict XVI shakes hands with Dr Rowan Williams, the Archbishop of Canterbury during a Mass in Westminster Cathedral Wigglesworth/PA Wire

A meditation on Anglicanorum Coetibus and related matters

Can there be dialogue with Islam without religious freedom?

Supporters of a Pakistani religious group rally in Lahore to condemn the release of a Christian woman Asia Bibi who had been sentenced to death. The banner reads " Death is a punishment for blasphemy in Shariah".

The case of Asia Bibi, a Pakistani Christian sentenced to death for blasphemy, raises the question whether there can be dialogue with Islam if there is no religious freedom

A landmark in the ministry of Pope Benedict XVI

Pope Benedict’s interview with Peter Seewald marks an important moment in the Holy Father’s ministry

Morning Catholic must-reads: 23/11/10

Pope Benedict XVI acknowledges the faithful during his weekly general audience (AP Photo/Alessandra Tarantino)

A daily guide to what’s happening in the Catholic Church

Why we waited 15 years for an Ordinariate: the inside story

The late Cardinal Hume withdrew his support for parish-based conversions in the early 1990s because of the opposition of some bishops (Photo: PA)

In the words of Cardinal Ratzinger then, ‘what are the English bishops afraid of?’

Morning Catholic must-reads: 22/11/10

Pope Benedict XVI addresses the College of Cardinals (AP Photo/Alessandra Tarantino)

A daily guide to what’s happening in the Catholic Church

Has Benedict XVI changed Church teaching on condoms?

Pope Benedict XVI's comments on Aids and condoms have lit up the headlines (AP Photo/Alessandra Tarantino)

In fact, the Pope has merely confirmed what is already well established

Peter Seewald: ‘I know of few young people so alive, so curious and so modern as the Pope’

The German author talks about his hugely anticipated book, Light of the World