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Protestant and Orthodox Christians may well ask what this says about the institution of the papacy

In these extracts from his new book-length interview, the Pope Emeritus reflects on his ‘guillotine’ election, his achievements as Pope and his tendency to ‘think too much’

A new book captures the dilemmas facing three popes who were confronted by Fascism and Communism in the 20th century

Or should the priority instead be on holiness and authoritative teaching?