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Cardinal Ratzinger

Is The Pope Catholic?

Rev. Dr. Nancy Wilson | Posted 04.14.2013 | Religion
Rev. Dr. Nancy Wilson

When Cardinal Ratzinger became Pope Benedict, virtually everyone wanted him to do well and to lead the Catholic Church toward the highest values of love and justice in the global world of faith. There was reason for hope.

Pope Benedict's Successor: Why He Will Be Even More Anti-Gay

Michelangelo Signorile | Posted 04.15.2013 | Gay Voices
Michelangelo Signorile

There's no question that Pope Benedict XVI"s resignation is a reflection of a crisis occurring in the Catholic Church. But to those Catholics, gay and non-gay alike, who have hopes that the change will be positive, I'd offer up the old expression, "Better the devil you know."

The Time I Called Pope Benedict 'The Devil' To His Face

Michelangelo Signorile | Posted 03.27.2013 | Gay Voices
Michelangelo Signorile

After seeing Benedict's latest attacks a few weeks ago, calling gay marriage a "threat to the future of humanity," I thought of my upcoming 25th anniversary of calling him out and how it changed my life. Was it wrong to do? Immature? Unproductive? I don't think so.

Canonization Coming for Hildegard

Michael Sigman | Posted 05.11.2012 | Arts
Michael Sigman

The Catholic Church seems ready to codify what music lovers have known for nearly a millennium: Hildegard von Bingen is a saint. Vatican Insider repor...

Pope Ratzinger to Canonize Tomás de Torquemada, His Predecessor as Inquisitor General?

Don Parker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Don Parker

According to a highly placed source who can see the Vatican from his front porch, Pope Benedict XVI plans to extend his "big tent" reconciliation reun...