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In 1985 Cardinal Ratzinger wrote a letter that eerily addresses the questions raised at the family synod

“There is no fourth secret and there are no other hidden secrets,” says Cardinal Amato

Ten years ago today Benedict began his transformative papacy

Localism, at the expense of universalism, is a deadly poison for Catholics

Pope Francis also admits being told off by Cardinal Ratzinger after preparing Vatican document

Saudi Arabia’s crackdown on St Valentine’s Day might be ridiculous but it is also understandable

The future Pope Benedict published a fraudulent text, these people say, to deceive the Faithful. Also, consecrating the whole world didn’t somehow include Russia. Strange, or what?

Let’s stop falsely comparing the Pope with his predecessor

‘His eyes are bright and joyous,’ says Salvatorian Father Stephan Otto

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