O Brother, Where Art Thou?
I know plenty of people who have "advice" for His Holiness (including me), so this is a surprize.
Pope's Brother Doesn't Offer Advice
By Irene Preisinger, The Associated Press
"I can't give him much advice because I don't know the accompanying circumstances," Georg Ratzinger told The Associated Press during a brief interview in
"And superficial advice is often bad advice. So I hold off in that regard," he said.
Looking forward to the pope's visit to
One day of the trip is reserved for private time for the two brothers in
"It's actually just half a day," Ratzinger, 82, said. "Whether it's enough or not, that's all there is. I wish there was more, but a visit is an enormously expensive matter with so many people taking part and the resulting costs. Every second is valuable."
In any case, Georg Ratzinger said he was able to spend almost a month at the papal summer retreat in
The pope, born Joseph Ratzinger, and his brother were ordained priests on the same day in 1951. While Joseph became a theology professor, cardinal of
Asked if the pope, who left