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Benedict XVI : essays and reflections on his papacy

Author: Mary Ann Walsh, Sister RSM.; John Travis; Catholic Church. United States Conference of Catholic Bishops.; Catholic Communication Campaign.
Publisher: Lanham, Md. : Sheed & Ward book : Distributed by National Book Network, ©2010.
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Presents a collection of essays discussing the first five years of the pontificate of Benedict XVI, examining his role as a peace advocate for the Middle East, his involvement in environmental issues, and his handling of the sex abuse scandals in the United States and Europe.
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Named Person: Benedict, Pope; Benedict, Pope
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Mary Ann Walsh, Sister RSM.; John Travis; Catholic Church. United States Conference of Catholic Bishops.; Catholic Communication Campaign.
ISBN: 9781580512343 1580512348
OCLC Number: 505422230
Notes: "United States Conference of Catholic Bishops."
"Catholic Communication Campaign."
Includes index.
Description: 224 p. : chiefly col. ill. ; 27 cm.
Contents: Introductions. Greeting from the Vatican Cardinal Tarcisio Bertone, Secretary of State, Vatican City --
Foreword / King Abdullah II of Jordan --
Foreword / President Shimon Peres of Israel --
Preface / Cardinal Francis George, OMI President, United States Conference of Catholic Bishops --
Pope Benedict XVI : first five years of his papacy / John Thavis --
Personal Reflections. Archbishop Dennis M. Schnurr of Cincinnati --
pt. 1: Pilgrim. Essays. Unity : a key priority --
Europe : strength, struggle --
China : Catholics Together --
Finding God in everyone --
Message from the Blue Mosque --
Healing for Christians and Jews --
On the road --
Africa : reconciliation, justice and peace --
A continental mission : stand for the poor --
With youth : ever the catechist --
Papal visit 2008 : Christ our hope --
Personal reflections. Bishop William Skylstad of Spokane --
Archbishop Robert J. Carlson of St. Louis --
Archbishop Timothy Broglio for the Military Services USA --
Cardinal Francis George, OMI, Archbishop of Chicago --
Nancy Wiechec, Visual Media Manager, Catholic News Service --
Sister Mary Ann Walsh, RSM, Director of Media Relations, USCCB --
Helen Osman, Secretary for Communications, USCCB --
pt. 2: Pastor. Essays. Giving the look of love they crave --
Turning to altotting, inspired by Mary --
Arms of the man --
The teachable garment --
Music : joy to his world --
The word has a face, the person, Christ --
Pope Benedict XVI, model liturgist --
Mass participation from within --
Shepherding cats --
The heart of a disciple --
Quaerere Deum, to Seek God --
Priesthood rooted in prayer --
Searing pain of abuse --
Personal Reflections. Archbishop TImothy Dolan of New York --
Archbishop John C. Nienstedt of Saint Paul and Minneapolis --
Cardinal John Foley, Grand Master of the Order of the Holy Sepulchre of Jerusalem --
Archbishop George J. Lucas of Omaha --
Cardinal Edward Egan, Archbishop Emeritus of New York --
Cardinal Justin Rigali, Archbishop of Philadelphia --
Cardinal Sean P. O'Malley, Archbishop of Boston --
pt. 3: Prophet. Essays. Caritas in veritate --
Ethics and economics --
First justice, then charity --
Human rights --
Human life and bioethics --
The peace pope --
Migration : a sign of the times 177 leading the green revolution --
"Friending" Is evangelizing --
Family : basis for society --
Faith and political life --
A challenge to catholic educators --
Hope for today --
Personal reflections. Archbishop Gregory M. Aymond of New Orleans --
Archbishop Emeritus Joseph A. Fiorenza of Galveston- Houston --
pt. 4: Resources. The life and ministry of Pope Benedict XVI --
Key writings of Pope Benedict XVI.
Other Titles: Benedict the Sixteenth
Responsibility: editor, Mary Ann Walsh ; greeting from the Vatican, Tarcisio Bertone ; foreword, King Abdullah II ; foreword, Shimon Peres ; preface, Francis George ; "Pope Benedict XVI: first five years of his papacy," [by] John Travis.

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Presents a collection of essays discussing the first five years of the pontificate of Benedict XVI, examining his role as a peace advocate for the Middle East, his involvement in environmental issues, and his handling of the sex abuse scandals in the United States and Europe.

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