Getting to Know Him

August 15, 2005

Our cover story reported on Pope Benedict XVI's first 100 days and what they signal about the future of his papacy and his efforts to rejuvenate the church. Young Catholics let us know that although they missed John Paul II and the fervent devotion he inspired, they want to give Benedict a chance

I read with interest your articles on Benedict XVI's papacy and the Roman Catholic youth movement [Aug. 15]. The report on attempts by conservative Catholic lay groups to connect with young Europeans noted that it is not clear how many people "revered John Paul's austere...

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