Pope Benedict XVI: A personal tribute to the man who resigned two years ago today

My first encounter with Pope Benedict XVI. was marked by his absence. I stood, gently rocked by the waves of the Pacific, where he would stand in a few days' time: on the front deck of the boat that would take him into Sydney Harbour. A number of journalists had been invited ahead of the… Continue reading Pope Benedict XVI: A personal tribute to the man who resigned two years ago today

Four years in ten minutes: How do you know who you are? And what matters most to you in your life?

Four years is a long time, but also one that is easily taken stock of. Or is it? How do you summarize what happened in four years in, say, ten minutes – aside from the fact that ten minutes of reading will also depend on how fast you personally read and how dense the subject… Continue reading Four years in ten minutes: How do you know who you are? And what matters most to you in your life?