By John L. Allen, Jr.
The Inside Story of How the Pope was Elected and Where He Will Take the Catholic Church.
Behind the scenes in the final days of Pope John Paul II and in the secretive conclave which elected then—Cardinal Ratzinger (Benedict XVI) as the new pope, based on original interviews and research by John L. Allen, Jr., correspondent for National Catholic Reporter and Vatican analyst for CNN an NPR.
This book also includes an in-depth analysis of the reasons Ratzinger was chosen, how becoming pope is likely to affect him, what this all means for the future of the Catholic Church through-out the world.
Includes an 8 page photo insert.