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...


During his June 4-5 apostolic visit to Croatia, Pope Benedict XVI emphasized the central role of religion in promoting justice, peace and the common good

VATICAN CITY (ZENIT) — Before praying the Regina Caeli with those gathered in St. Peter’s Square

VATICAN CITY (ZENIT) — Before praying the midday Regina Coeli May 22 with those gathered in St. Peter’s

VATICAN CITY (ZENIT) — From Pope Benedict XVI’s May 16 address to participants in the ordinary

VENICE, ITALY (ZENIT)Here is a translation of the address Benedict XVI gave May 8

VATICAN CITY (ZENIT)Accompanied by thousands of pilgrims waving palms in memory of Christ’s triumphant entry into Jerusalem, Pope Benedict XVI celebrated Palm Sunday Mass in St. Peter’s Square April 17. In his homily, the Holy Father urged humanity to “abandon the pride of wanting to become God,” and instead surrender to “the gravitational force of God’s love” that “raises us on high.” Following are excerpts from Pope Benedict’s Palm Sunday homily.

VATICAN CITY (ZENIT) — Before praying the midday Angelus with those gathered in St. Peter’s Square

VATICAN CITY (ZENIT) — Excerpts from Pope Benedict XVI’s March 25 address to participants

VATICAN CITY (ZENIT) — On March 27, Pope Benedict XVI visited Fosse Ardeatine

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