Pope Benedict XVI Archives - The American Spectator | USA News and Politics
by | Jan 10, 2023

Paul Kengor, the editor of The American Spectator, appeared on Newsmax to discuss the situation in the Catholic Church from 2013 to 2022, during which there was one true pope as well as a pope emeritus who wore the pope’s…

by | Jan 3, 2023

The man who was likely the most important intellectual of the last century has died. And it is also likely that it will take us a long time to realize it. Pope Benedict XVI died just as he lived, because…

by | Jan 1, 2023

German journalist Peter Seewald in Volume I of his biography of Joseph Ratzinger, who became Pope Benedict XVI on April 19, 2005, called Ratzinger, “perhaps the greatest theologian ever to sit on the chair of St. Peter.” As a young…

by | Dec 31, 2022

This is my first annual top five list of the past year’s heroes — people who made our country, if not the world, a better place — and zeroes — losers who sank even lower in 2022. Heroes Elon Musk….

by | Dec 31, 2022

A couple of months ago I was in a fascinating conversation with a Catholic colleague regarding the papacies of Pope Benedict XVI and Pope Francis, here in the ninth year of this curious era, 2013-22, when the world was living…

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