Synopses & Reviews
Published anonymously in Italy on the one-year anniversary of Ratzingers election to the papacy, Against Ratzinger caused a national stir and immediately shot onto bestseller lists. Now America, the home of over 67 million Catholics, will have the opportunity to wrestle with this insightful and revealing examination of Pope Benedict XVI. This concise volume analyzes and critiques the pronouncements of Ratzinger. Addressing some of the most dramatic and pressing issues of our time, Against Ratzigner studies the Popes responses to birth control, abortion, and sexual abuse in the Church. Against Ratzinger charts Ratzingers rise to power from his arrival in Rome in 1981 and addresses his close relationship with the late Pope John Paul II.
Published anonymously in Italy on the anniversary of Joseph Ratzingers election to the papacy, this book caused a national stir. This volume analyzes and critiques the pronouncements of Pope Benedict XVI, addressing some of the most dramatic and pressing issues of our time.
An intelligent expose on the leader of 1.1 billion Catholics.
About the Author
Giacomo Papi is the author of several books including Era una notte buia e tempestosa., an anthology of the best opening lines in world literature, with a preface by Umberto Eco; Papa, a best-selling humorous guide for expecting fathers; and Accusare: Storia del Novecento in 366 foto segnaletiche. Since 2000 he has worked as a journalist for Diario, an Italian weekly newsmagazine.