Remembering Pope Benedict XVI: A Man of Truth, Faith, and Tradition

"Before he became Pope, a Mexican colleague of mine and her family saw Cardinal Ratzinger near the Vatican. They introduced themselves, and he graciously took the time to get to know them. He then asked them a series of questions about the Church in Mexico.

My colleague remarked on the depth of his questions and his eagerness to learn from people “on the ground.”

Then he showed his characteristic humility when the family asked for a photo. He took the camera and suggested the best angle from which he could take their picture. When they said they wanted him in the photo, he could not understand why they thought he was that important.

In an age afflicted by the cult of personality, Benedict was a genuinely humble man and the opposite of so many of today’s “celebrities.” ...

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