The Legacy of John Paul II - Book Images and Memories By Joseph Ratzinger
his is a luxurious volume by Pope Benedict XVI who pays tribute to his predecessor, mentor and close friend. As Cardinal Ratzinger he was the closest Vatican prelate to John Paul II, working together with him for almost 25 years in the Vatican. When John Paul II died, the world say Cardinal Ratzinger speak so beautifully and eloquently at the pope's funeral, then at the Mass preceding the Papal Conclave. In this powerful and deeply moving volume, we find two great spiritual leaders and over one hundred pages with inspiring photographs capturing many poignant moments in the pontificate of John Paul II as he travelled around the world. Ratzinger shares his many personal insights about the man and his pontificate, a papacy that changed the world.