John Allen: "The Rise of Benedict XVI" and "Opus Dei" (Doubleday)

John Allen: "The Rise of Benedict XVI" and "Opus Dei" (Doubleday)

One of America's most respected Vatican journalists discusses the first eight months of Pope Benedict XVI's papacy. He also provides an objective look at the secrecy, rumors, and power behind one of the Catholic Church's most controversial...

One of America's most respected Vatican journalists discusses the first eight months of Pope Benedict XVI's papacy. He also provides an objective look at the secrecy, rumors, and power behind one of the Catholic Church's most controversial organizations - Opus Dei.

Guests

John Allen

Vatican correspondent, National Catholic Reporter, author of "Conclave" and "All the Pope's Men."

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