Anthony Valle is Adjunct Professor of Theology and is currently writing hisdoctoral dissertation on the thought of Joseph Ratzinger. His other areasof specialization and research interest include Christology andsoteriology, grace and justification, mystical and ascetical theology, andthe theology of St. Augustine and St. Thomas Aquinas. Mr. Valle is acandidate for the S.T.D. degree in dogmatic theology at the PontificiaUniversità della Santa Croce in Rome, holds the academic degrees of B.A.from the University of Notre Dame in the Program of Liberal Studies-GreatBooks, M.A. from Columbia University in English and Comparative Literature,M.A. from St. Joseph’s Seminary in dogmatic theology, S.T.L. from thePontificio Ateneo Regina Apostolorum in dogmatic theology, and has alsostudied theology at Yale University and the Institutum PatristicumAugustinianum. In addition to teaching for nearly a decade, he haspublished in both academic and popular fora. His most recent academicarticle, “Retrieving the Christological Core of Joseph Ratzinger’sCommunio Ecclesiology”, appeared in the Proceedings of the InternationalSymposium of Theology, Veritas, Dublin, 2013, while his most recent articlefor a wider audience, “A Study Weekend with the Professor Pope:Ecumenism, Truth and Children”, was published in the semi-officialVatican newspaper L’Osservatore Romano, English edition, 37, Sept. 12,2012. Mr. Valle is a member of the Neuer Schülerkreis JosephRatzinger-Papst Benedikt XVI, has given academic lectures throughout Europeand the United States on the thought of Joseph Ratzinger, and has beeninterviewed by various media outlets on Joseph Ratzinger.