Rome, Italy, Mar 2, 2017 / 00:04 am
The theological legacy of Benedict XVI continues, four years after his pontificate came to an end.
A group of graduate students has gathered around the Ratzinger Foundation to further their studies and discussions on the thought of the former Pope, cardinal, and theology professor.
Professor Pierluca Azzaro, a collaborator of the Ratzinger Foundation who translated Ratzinger's complete works into Italian, told CNA these students reflect "the increasing interest toward Joseph Ratzinger's theology."
In one gathering, the students heard Father Stephan Horn, the coordinator of the Ratzinger Schuelerkreis, the circle of Joseph Ratzinger's former students.
Azzaro summed up Fr. Horn's remarks: "Joseph Ratzinger never wanted to assert himself and his ideas. He rather wanted to open people's gaze to the Church."