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Composer Wins Vatican Prize

Estonian composer Avro Pärt, 82, is one of the winners of the 2017 Ratzinger Prize awarded by the Ratzing Benedict XVI Vatican Foundation. First awarded in 2011, the prize is given to “people who have answered the challenge of fostering a deep dialogue among science, theology, and philosophy. Pope Benedict XVI served as Pope from 2005-2013.