If they ever make a movie, “The Vatican”, the promo text goes, you know who may play the villain? Pope Benedict XVI.
Veteran U.S. radio broadcaster Pat McMahon interviews Daniel Gawthrop about his new book, The Trial of Pope Benedict. Their free-wheeling discussion covers everything from the promise of Vatican II to the Great Disillusionment, from closeted gay Curial bishops to how Pope Francis might end up playing the hero.
Podcast on 92.3 KTAR-FM, “The Voice of Arizona,” on Sunday, June 30, 2013.