Last testament in his own words /

Since retiring from the papacy in 2013, the first Pope in over 700 years to do so, Pope Benedict has lived quietly in a convent in the Vatican gardens in Rome. He has devoted himself to a life of prayer and study and has vowed to remain silent, until now. Controversy still surrounds Pope Benedict�...

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Main Author: Benedict XVI, Pope, 1927-
Other Authors: Seewald, Peter,, Phillips, Jacob, active 1805-1818,
Format: Book
Published: London ; Bloomsbury, 2016.
Physical Description: xx, 257 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Subjects:
Table of Contents:
  • Foreword: One Last Visit
  • PART I: THE BELLS OF ROME. Quiet Days in Mater Ecclesiae
  • The Resignation
  • 'I do not abandon the cross'
  • PART II: A LIFE IN SERVICE: Childhood and Parental Home
  • - The War
  • Student, Curate, Lecturer
  • Theological Apprentice and Star Theologian
  • Vatican II: A Dream and a Trauma
  • Professor and Bishop
  • Prefect (Rome, 1982
  • 2005)
  • PART III: THE POPE OF JESUS CHRIST. Suddenly Pontifex
  • Aspects of the Pontificate
  • Journeys and Encounters
  • Shortcomings and Problems
  • Conclusion
  • Timeline.