Audience with the “Joseph Ratzinger-Benedict XVI Vatican Foundation” for the award of the Ratzinger Prize 2017
At 11.40 today, in the Clementine Hall of the Vatican Apostolic Palace, the Holy Father Francis received in audience the members of the “Joseph Ratzinger-Benedict XVI Vatican Foundation” for the conferral of the Ratzinger Prize 2017, now in its seventh edition.
After greetings from Fr. Federico Lombardi, S.J., president of the Foundation, His Eminence Cardinal Kurt Koch, president of the Pontifical Council for Promoting Christian Unity and member of the Scientific Committee of the same Foundation presented the profile of the three prize winners of this edition. Pope Francis then presented the awards.
The winners this year are: Professor Theodor