Join us for a live video chat with John Thavis, who reported from the
In it, he describes his experiences as part of the press corps that covers the Pope. He got about as close to
How close did he get to Pope Benedict? Close enough to conclude his book with a chapter titled "The Real Benedict." We'll ask him about his impressions of the pope, and, of course, what he thinks of Pope Benedict's surprising decision to step down. He'll be the first pope in more than 500 years to do so.
With both candor and generosity, Thavis takes us inside the Vatican in "The Vatican Diaries." His book, which will officially be released Feb. 25, is a delightful read. It's as informed by
During our chat, you'll be able to ask questions. Join us here at 10 a.m.