Letter #39, 2021, Tuesday, June 29: Benedict

    “Currently, he’s the Vatican’s contemplative one, who is spending is life praying for the church and for the diocese of Rome, of which he is emeritus bishop.” —Pope Francis, speaking today about Pope Benedict XVI, who was ordained a priest 70 years ago today, in 1951     Above, Fr. Joseph Ratzinger next to St. Peter's Square, [...]