Tuesday, February 19, 2013

Issues the Next Pope Will Face

Rev. Thomas J. Reese, S.J. is a senior fellow at the Woodstock Theological Center at Georgetown University and author of Inside the Vatican: The Politics and Organization of the Catholic Church (Harvard University Press, 1996). He was editor in chief of America from 1998-2005.


What issues will the next pope face?

These have not radically changed since the election of Benedict.
2005 Post-Conclave Books
  • John Allen, The Rise of Benedict XVI: The Inside Story of How the Pope Was Elected and Where He Will Take the Catholic Church, (Doubleday, 2005)
  • Paul Collins, God’s New Man: The Election of Benedict XVI and the Legacy of John Paul II(Continuum, 2005)
  • David Gibson, The Rule of Benedict: Pope Benedict XVI and His Battle with the Modern World(HarperOne, 2005)
  • Andrew Greeley, The Making of the Pope 2005 (Little Brown, 2005)
  • Robert Blair Kaiser, A Church in Search of Itself: Benedict XVI and the Battle for the Future (Knopf, 2006)
  • George Weigel, God’s Choice: Pope Benedict XVI and the Future of the Catholic Church, (HarperCollins, 2005)

2005 Pre-Conclave Books & Information