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A satirical poem.
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The Bad Popes is a book by E. R. Chamberlin documenting the lives of eight of the most controversial popes (papal years in parentheses). Pope Stephen VI (–), who had his predecessor Pope Formosus exhumed, tried, de-fingered, briefly reburied, and thrown in the Tiber.: 19 Pope John XII (–), who gave land to a mistress, murdered Cited by: 6. Let yourself be swept up by this colorful, panoramic story of seven men who ruled the Church of Rome at seven critical periods in the years leading up to the Reformation. During this age of grandeur and corruption, popes led armies, made love and war, conspired for power, and armed themselves with the techniques of assassination and seduction while clothed with the authority /5(2). Amid the fallout over the book, Vatican commentators picked over its origins, with some saying “the two popes” were the victims of exploitation by the warring conservative and liberal factions. The book's introduction provides a theological and historical survey of the offices of pope and cardinal — from the Old Testament through Church history — .
The opposing worldview of Weigel articulated in this book against the current Pope is best viewed in their opposing ecclesiologies or theologies of the church, or how one envisions the church to be. Pope Francis envisions the Church to be a "Field Hospital" which takes care of the wounded in the midst of battle. It is a church that welcomes Reviews: The book is co-authored by retired Pope Benedict. To have two men at the Vatican dressed in white is rare. Benedict XVI is just the second pope to resign in the church's 2, year history. These popes are in the history books for all the wrong reasons. This chronological list of popes corresponds to that given in the Annuario Pontificio under the heading "I Sommi Pontefici Romani" (The Supreme Pontiffs of Rome), excluding those that are explicitly indicated as hed every year by the Roman Curia, the Annuario Pontificio no longer identifies popes by regnal number, stating that it is impossible to decide which pope .
Read in light of each other, the two books titled The Next Pope give us a complementary and valuable picture of the Church in the new millennium and the . In the book’s introduction is a guide on what cardinals should look for in choosing a good Pope, drawing on a treatise of 12 th century St. Bernard of Clairvaux called On Consideration on how to. Pope Francis writes the preface to a new book entitled “Communion and Hope”, and encourages everyone to rediscover solidarity amid the ravages of the coronavirus pandemic. By Devin Watkins In a book preface released on Tuesday, Pope Francis reflected on the lessons Christians have learned from the Covid pandemic. In New Book, Retired Pope Benedict Breaks Silence To Speak Out On Priestly Celibacy The surprise move is seen as a rebuke to Pope Francis, who is weighing whether to allow older, married men to be.