Easter baby: Happy birthday, Pope Benedict

Posted April 18, 2017 9:25 pm by Emily Rolwes

Easter baby: Happy birthday, Pope Benedict

Sunday marked the 90th birthday of the Pope Emeritus. How will history judge him? It is plausible to imagine that 60 years hence, on the 150th anniversary of his birth, that biblical study of the Gospels will have been completely transformed by his trilogy Jesus of Nazareth. The celebration of the Holy Mass ad orientem will again be the norm. In 2077, Benedict’s papacy will be recognized as a decisive turning point.
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