From the Pope

VATICAN CITY (ZENIT) — Before praying the midday Angelus Oct. 7 at the conclusion of the Mass celebrated in St. Peter’s Square for the proclamation of St. John of Avila and St. Hildegard of Bingen as doctors of the Church, Pope Benedict XVI urged Catholics to pray the rosary throughout the upcoming Year of Faith, and to pray for the work of the Synod on the New Evangelization.

“Dear brothers and sisters,

“Let us turn now in...


In a message aired Sept. 17 on the German ARD television network, Pope Benedict XVI, anticipating his pilgrimage

In a letter sent to New York Archbishop Timothy Dolan, president of the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops

“Jesus explains to his disciples that he must ‘go to Jerusalem and suffer many things from the elders

MADRID, SPAIN (ZENIT) — Throughout World Youth Day Aug. 18-21, Pope Benedict XVI exhorted the million-plus young people gathered in Spain

In a July 29 message to the superior of the Somascan Fathers, Pope Benedict XVI reflected on

“We know that ‘heart’ in the Bible indicates not just a part of the body but the core of the individual,

Before praying the midday Angelus July 10, Pope Benedict XVI spoke of the parable of the sower

VATICAN CITY (ZENIT) — At his address before praying the Angelus with those gathered in St. Peter’s

Meeting with government authorities, elected officials and the diplomatic corps during his June 19 visit to San Marino

In his homily for Pentecost Sunday, Pope Benedict XVI spoke of the universal origins of the Church as a force for unity in the world.

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