A Different Benedict

With Pope Benedict XVI in the United States this week, I find myself being a bit defensive. Our eldest son Benedict was not named for the current pope. His birth-date (and naming) preceded the death of John Paul II. Check the papal archives!

Our Ben was, of course, named for the saint not the former Cardinal Ratzinger known to the world as Benedict XVI. Though Ratzinger Schenck has a certain ring to it…

Click here to read an article I wrote in today’s Journal News on Benedict in America from a non-Roman Catholic perspective.


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