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The recent papal visit to the United States and the changes Pope Benedict XVI has instituted in the Roman Catholic Church have renewed interest in the office of the papacy. Volumes on the church's history and its various other aspects abound; Bellitto's (Kean Univ.; Ten Ways the Church Has Changed) slim book, however, stands out among them. Instead of bogging down in details, it ably answers 101 common questions about the history, power, symbols, and even trivia of the Vatican (e.g., Was Peter the first pope? Are all cardinals bishops?). Also unlike many other such works, the volume does not advocate for or against any controversies in the last 2000 years of church history. Instead, Bellitto outlines the entire history of the papacy, including some of its highest and lowest points. An extremely selective bibliography provides a beginning path for future reading and research. This latest addition to Paulist Press's "101 Questions & Answers" series makes an excellent purchase for both public and academic libraries.