Pope Benedict's powerful influence on the Church--Through his years at the Vatican before and after his 2005 election, pontiff has worked tirelessly to reignite flame of Christian faith in increasingly secular world. By Russell Shaw
The first pope in 600 years to resign from office, he faced many challenges during his nearly eight years in office. Perhaps his first challenge was simply the fact that he was following in the footsteps of one of the Church’s great leaders, the charismatic Pope John Paul II.
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