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Fr. Anscar Chupungco: Filipino Benedictine who tangled with Pope Benedict

POPE Benedict XVI in St. Peter’s Basilica at the Vatican.AFP

Pope Benedict XVI’s shocking announcement that he would renounce the Petrine office on Feb. 28, the first pope to do so in more than 500 years, has served as a fitting fillip to a man whose ecclesiastical career has been characterized by a dramatic struggle to come to terms with the tumultuous history of the Catholic Church and its grappling with change and modernity.

Posted: February 18th, 2013 in Arts and Books,Editor's Pick,Headlines,Photos & Videos | Read More »