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Benedict XVI meets with recipients of the Ratzinger Prize on Nov. 13, 2021.

Benedict XVI meets with recipients of the Ratzinger Prize

Nov 13, 2021

By Courtney Mares

The meeting lasted one hour and allowed each of the academics to discuss their work with the pope emeritus. Read more

Ratzinger Prize winners Ludger Schwienhorst-Schönberger, left, and Hanna-Barbara Gerl-Falkovitz.

Old Testament expert and philosopher from Germany win 2021 Ratzinger Prize

Oct 1, 2021

By Hannah Brockhaus

Pope Francis will present the award on Nov. 13. Read more

Professor Tracey Rowland, St John Paul II Chair in Theology at the University of Notre Dame (Australia).

Australian professor and French philosopher win Ratzinger Prize

Oct 2, 2020

An Australian professor and a French philosopher were named the winners of this year’s Ratzinger Prize Oct. 1.  Read more

2019 Ratzinger Prize winners with Pope Francis Nov. 9, 2019.

Theology in 'dialogue with cultures' renews humanity, Pope Francis says

Nov 9, 2019

By Hannah Brockhaus

When theology and philosophy engage with cultures in creative ways, they become a powerful tool for renewing humanity with the... Read more

Jesuit Fr. Paul Beré, winner of the Ratzinger Prize 2019

Burkina Faso Jesuit is the first African to win prestigious Ratzinger Prize

Oct 2, 2019

A Jesuit priest from Burkina Faso has made history as the first African to win the prestigious Ratzinger Prize, which... Read more

Pope Francis at the general audience May 23, 2018.

Pope Francis: Include the Holy Spirit in art, theology

Nov 17, 2018

By Hannah Brockhaus

In the face of the difficulties of the modern-age, artists and theologians need the inspiration of the Holy Spirit –... Read more