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Pope Benedict XVI

Religion (born 16-Apr-1927)


John L. Allen. Pope Benedict XVI: A Biography of Joseph Ratzinger. Continuum. 2005. 340pp. Original title, Cardinal Ratzinger: The Vatican's Enforcer of Faith, 2000.

Matthew E. Bunson. We Have a Pope! Benedict XVI. Our Sunday Visitor. 2005. 238pp.

Paul Collins. God's New Man: The Election of Benedict XVI and the Legacy of John Paul II. Continuum International Publishing Group. 2005. 233pp.

H. J. Fischer. Pope Benedict XVI: A Personal Portrait. New York: Crossroad Publishing. 2005. 211pp.

David Gibson. The Rule of Benedict: Pope Benedict XVI and His Battle With the Modern World. HarperCollins. 2007. 402pp.

Chester Gillis. The Political Papacy: John Paul II, Benedict XVI, and Their Influence. Paradigm Publishers. 2006. 208pp.

Laurence Paul Hemming. Benedict XVI: Fellow Worker for the Truth: An Introduction to His Life and Thought. Continuum International Publishing Group. 2005. 183pp.

Jeff Israeli; Gianni Giansanti. Benedict XVI. White Star. 2006. 176pp.

Stephen Mansfield. Pope Benedict XV: His Life and Mission. J. P. Tarcher/Penguin. 2005. 195pp.

Joseph Murphy. Christ Our Joy: The Theological Vision of Pope Benedict XVI. Ignatius Press. 2008. 216pp.

Aidan Nichols. The Theology of Joseph Ratzinger: An Introductory Study. T. & T. Clark. 1988. 346pp.

Brennan C. Pursell. Benedict of Bavaria: An Intimate Portrait of the Pope and His Homeland. New Haven, CT: Circle Press. 2008. 224pp.

Michael S. Rose. Benedict XVI: The Man who was Ratzinger. Spence Publishing Co.. 2005. 182pp.

Peter Seewald. Translated by Brian McNeil. Pope Benedict XVI: Servant of the Truth. Ignatius Press. 2006. 189pp. Photographic biography.

Rupert Shortt. Benedict XVI: Commander of the Faith. Hodder & Stoughton. 2006. 164pp.

Greg Tobin. Holy Father: Pope Benedict XVI: Pontiff for a New Era. Sterling Publishing Co.. 2005. 170pp.

D. Vincent Twomey. Pope Benedict XVI: The Conscience of Our Age: A Theological Portrait. Ignatius Press. 2007. 202pp.

George Weigel. God's Choice: Pope Benedict XVI and the Future of the Catholic Church. Harper Collins. 2005. 307pp.


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