As a parallel to that, during the season of Lent, we focus upon the redeeming action of God through Jesus Christ. Instead of the metaphor of the “hand of God,” we hold up the cross…
By all means, don’t be uninterested in the happenings of our church in these days. But don’t focus exclusively on them. Otherwise, you run the risk of missing the season for the trees.
“The bishops of the United States are urging Catholics to send post cards to U.S. senators and members of Congress,” the archbishop said. “I have informed our pastors that it is my desire for every…
“We hope, as the church, to provide spiritual nourishment to you,” said Archbishop Naumann.
He will watch with interest the upcoming conclave.
“We’re going to see a new conclave with a new pope who has new ideas about the evangelization of the world.”
“He will influence Catholic biblical scholarship for years to come,” said Archbishop Naumann. “He not only gave us insights into Jesus, but also what authentic biblical scholarship should provide for the church.”
“The world promises you comfort,” Pope Benedict said. “But you are not made for comfort. You are made for greatness.”
Dear brothers, I have convoked you to this consistory, not only for the three canonizations, but also to communicate to you a decision of great importance for the life of the church. After having repeatedly…
Come Holy Spirit, come and enlighten the church in selecting the next Peter for the church!