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Former seminary rector Fr Edward Staniek questioned the direction in which Pope Francis was taking the Church

Benedict XVI expressed concern that a liberal German theologian was among the authors in the series on the theology of Pope Francis

Benedict’s past statements mean his letter was inevitably of interest

The Pope reminded Catholics that those in a state of sin must go to confession first

In the hidden passage, Benedict declined to write about Pope Francis’s theology

The Pope Emeritus said he did not have time to read a collection of volumes on Pope Francis’s theology

Pope Francis has astonished many during his papacy

Pope Francis has given the church plenty of ‘food for thought’ on many issues of great importance

The Pope Emeritus praised his successor as a man of profound theological formation

This could be his last chance for proper reforms to the Curia