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Pope Benedict’s history of censorship

Many, many things will be written about the papacy of Benedict XVI in the coming days (as a good summary of Ratzinger’s reign, I’d highly recommend this from John Hooper). For me, it’s worth noting, briefly, Joseph Ratzinger’s historic association with Vatican censorship. Previous to becoming Pope in 2005, Ratzinger had been head of the […]