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John L Allen

JOHN L. ALLEN is the Vatican correspondent for the "National Catholic Reporter" and a Vatican analyst for CNN and National Public Radio. He is the author of "The Rise of Benedict XVI" and "All the Pope’ s Men: The Inside Story of How the Vatican Really Thinks." His work has appeared in the" New York Times, "the" Boston Globe, "the" Miami Herald, The Nation," and many other publications. His Internet column, “ The Word from Rome, ” is considered by knowledgeable observers to be...See more