Why read a book of Protestant appreciation for Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI/Joseph Ratzinger? First, it helps clarify some misunderstood doctrines of the Catholic Church. Second, the prevalence of Catholicism should challenge Protestant pastors, ministers, and theologically-minded laypeople to understand what our Catholic friends, neighbors, and classmates believe. Joey Royal, author of an essay about the Eucharist in Lexham Press’ new book on Benedict XVI, adds another answer to the question: To better understand Catholic thought through one of its most…