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The Rise of Benedict XVI by John L. Allen, Jr.
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The Rise of Benedict XVI by John L. Allen, Jr.
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Oct 17, 2006 | ISBN 9780385513210

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Praise

Praise for John L. Allen, Jr.’s, Conclave

“An invaluable primer . . . highly informative.” —Washington Post

“Definitely a winner.” —Minneapolis Star Tribune

“It’s surprising how much you learn from this book . . . [Allen] explain[s] the process in an engaging way, and offers history, context and his own list of front-runners.” —Arizona Republic

Praise for John L. Allen, Jr.’s, All the Pope’s Men

“[A] superb book” —Chicago Sun-Times

“The National Catholic Reporter’s Vatican correspondent John L. Allen, Jr., unpacks several popular myths as well as the psychology, sociology, and theology that inform the Holy See’s worldview. But All the Pope’s Men is not a polemic. It’s a patient look at Vatican ways of thinking and acting.” —San Antonio Express-News

“An exceedingly valuable book.” —Fr. Richard John Neuhaus, First Things

“By turns enlightening and highly amusing, the book deserves a wide readership.”
America

“ . . . this dispassionate book is the best written about the Vatican in a long time and belongs on the desk of every editor and religion writer in the English-speaking world.”
—Andrew Greeley, National Catholic Reporter

“An informative and readable look at Vatican structures, policies, and personalities . . . filled with useful data and engaging anecdotes.” —Crisis Magazine

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