Who is the German-born Joseph Ratzinger? Tobin sheds light on every chapter of the new Pope's life, from his childhood to his seminary education and through the career that led him to the papacy. Tobin also provides an insider's look at the conclave that captivated the entire world while electing Ratzinger as the new Pope. And finally, Tobin discusses the significant issues facing today's Church while offering insightful observations on how Benedict XVI is likely to react to these concerns. 2006.
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Benedict XVI, Pope, 1927-
Papacy -- History.
Popes -- Biography.