A Weird Theology Award: ‘The Ratzinger Prizes in Theology’

I cannot make this sort of thing up, and thankfully Vatican Radio has reported the story to back me up on this. This year marks the first awarding of the “Ratzinger Prize in Theology.” What makes this award weird is that it is granted by Pope Benedict XVI, who, of course, is also Joseph Ratzinger […]

Pope Focuses 2012 World Day of Peace on Youth, Justice and Peace

The Vatican announced this week that Pope Benedict XVI has dedicated the 2012 World Day of Peace — January 1st, 2012 — to young people, with a special emphasis on the theme of social justice and peace. This is particularly timely in light of what has increasingly been termed the “Arab Spring” in Northern Africa […]