Massimo Franco shares his interview with Pope Emeritus Benedict and Brent Robbins shares how he overcame the problem of evil in his return to the Church.
Pope Benedict Speaks
On February 28, 2013, the resignation of Pope Benedict became official. He recently reflected on his decision to step down and other issues, including President Biden, with Italian journalist Massimo Franco. Massimo joins us.
Links for this Segment
- Benedict XVI: The Church’s unity is stronger than internal conflicts
- Benedict XVI addresses resignation conspiracy theories, Iraq, and Biden in new interview
- Pope Benedict’s ‘Conscience Is Clear’ Regarding His 2013 Resignation
- Benedict XVI sends a message: “I am on a pilgrimage to Home”
Atheism and the Problem of Suffering
For Dr. Brent Robbins, who was raised Catholic and became an atheist, the problem of evil and suffering was a big reason why he stopped believing in God. And while he never found a simple answer to why a good God would allow suffering, he did come to understand that there were more layers to that question than he’d initially realized. He shares his story.