• May 11, 2009  

    Pope Benedict XVI launched the second leg of a closely-watched trip to the Middle East Monday with a visit to Israel’s Holocaust memorial where he said victims of the genocide “lost their lives but they will never lose their names.” National Catholic reporter John Allen describes the papal voyage. Continue reading

  • September 18, 2006  

    Pope Benedict XVI’s comments that link Islam and the Prophet Muhammad to violence has sparked protest and criticism from the Muslim community. Experts analyze the broader implications of these remarks and the state of relations between Catholics and Muslims. Continue reading