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St. Hildegard of Bingen and the Politics of Canonization

Shortly before Pope Benedict XVI resigned, he canonized and made a Doctor of the Church the 12th century (1098-1179) Benedictine mystic Hildegard of Bingen. Pope Benedict canonized considerably fewer individuals than his predecessor, but some of those he canonized and beatified had a significant influence on Catholic theology and spirituality. 518 more words

We've heard it all before... or have we?

Jesus of Nazareth:

From the Baptism in the Jordan to the Transfiguration

by Joseph Ratzinger / Pope Benedict XVI

One of the problems with the words “Jesus” and “the Bible” are that we can think we already know all we need to about them. ¬† 622 more words

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