Last Testament: In His Own Words
by Pope Benedict XVI and Peter Seewald
Bloomsbury Continuum, 2016
(288 pages, $24.00, hardcover)
reviewed by Ian HunterBefore he was elected pope, then Cardinal Joseph Ratzinger granted two lengthy interviews to the Belgian journalist Peter Seewald. These interviews resulted in two books, both published by Ignatius Press: Salt of the Earth (1996) and Light of the World (2010).
In May 2016, from his retirement in the Mater Ecclesiae convent in Rome, Pope (Emeritus) Benedict agreed to one final extended interview with Seewald, which has . . .