Resources on new Pope Benedict XVI
Here are some resources if your patrons are looking for information on Benedict XVI, the new Pope and formerly Cardinal Joseph Ratzinger, Prefect of Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith , President of the Pontifical Biblical Commission and International Theological Commission, and Dean of the College of Cardinals.
- Benedict XVI's official vatican biography.
- Documents of the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith. - Includes some texts by then Cardinal Ratzinger.
- EBSCOhost MasterFile Premier search on subject of Joseph Ratzinger.
The name that a pope takes as his own sometimes reflects the course a new pope wishes to take. Here are a few resources on Benedict XV (1914-1922) , whom Benidict XVI has publicly praised:
- Official biography and writings of Pope Benedict XV from the Vatican.
- biography of Benedict XV from WWI biography pages from BYU.
- Wikipedia (trust, but verify against other sources)biography of Benedict XV
If you've seen other resources, please post them in comments.