Pope Benedict

Pope Benedict on Pilgrimage to the Holy Land

December 28, 2010

“To go on pilgrimage is not simply to visit a place to admire its treasures of nature, art or history. “To go on pilgrimage really means to step out of ourselves in order to encounter God where he has revealed himself, where his grace has shone with particular splendour and produced rich fruits of conversion […]

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For Anyone Who Thinks the Vatican is Without Courage…

December 18, 2010

… read this letter sent to China! I had to applaud when I read it. Bravo Pope Benedict! Bravo Universal Catholic Church! Bravo to the faithful and suffering Catholics under oppression is godless China! http://www.zenit.org/article-31268?l=english

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The Pope, the Word of God & The Holy Land

December 8, 2010

I love taking pilgrims to the Holy Land. My certification card for teaching at the holy sites was just renewed and on the way in the mail. I will be leading six groups of pilgrims to the Holy Land in 2011. I can confirm what the Pope recently said about the land of Israel: The […]

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Liz Lev on Benedict’s “Light of the World” and Condoms

December 3, 2010

In the recent edition of Zenit.org, my good friend in Rome, Liz Lev, wrote an astute review of Pope Benedict’s interview in the new book Light of the World. She hits the nail on the head — as usual! ROME, DEC. 2, 2010 (Zenit.org).- I’d like to thank the New York Times and other secular […]

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Pope Benedict Discusses Condoms and the Spread of AIDS

November 22, 2010

What did the Pope Ready Say? Find out the TRUTH before the secular Media spins it into anti-Catholic hype: An excerpt from Light of the World, Peter Seewald’s book-length interview with Pope Benedict XVI From Chapter 11, “The Journeys of a Shepherd,” pages 117-119: The Question the Pope was Asked: “On the occasion of your […]

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Pope’s New Interview in a New Book!!

November 17, 2010

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Some Crazy Brits Plan Papal Protests

September 9, 2010

The leading atheists in England continue to embarrass themselves with virulent comments against the Pope and his official state visit to the United Kingdom. These are petty, mean-spirited men. Other have protests planned. Having just been on a speaking tour of England and just invited back next summer, the Pope’s visit resonates with me. I […]

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Why Time Magazine Misses the Point about the Pope

June 9, 2010

Why Time Magazine Misses the Point Benedict XVI’s Pontificate Is Marked by Reform and Renewal By Gregory Erlandson HUNGTINGTON, Indiana, JUNE 8, 2010 (Zenit.org).- It would probably be too much to ask that Time magazine run a cover story on the bold statements and concrete actions that Benedict XVI has taken to address the clergy […]

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Priest Scandal News – defending the Pope, cleaning up seminaries

June 1, 2010

‘Future pope refused defrocking of convicted priest’ http://www.catholicculture.org/news/headlines/index.cfm?storyid=6492 In a manifest example of media bias, a May 30 Associated Press headline screamed, “Future pope refused defrocking of convicted priest”– even though Cardinal Joseph Ratzinger, then prefect of the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith, did not have the authority in 1989 to laicize a […]

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Dr. Hahn Meets the Pope!

May 26, 2010

Today our group went to the General Audience with Pope Benedict. Dr. Scott Hahn was able to get a special ticket (he’d been working on it for a year, I think). After the final blessing he was able to meet the pope and present him with his latest books. You will see him describe it […]

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We See the Pope — and have a Party!

May 20, 2010

Wednesday is General Audience Day with the Pope in St. Peter’s Square — and we were there! For most in our group it is the first time in Rome — and the first time to see and hear the Pope in person. After this wonderful experience — and after receiving his blessing, we scattered for […]

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Pope’s Blessing!

May 19, 2010

Just received the Pope’s blessing at the General Audience! Pictures and videos soon!

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I am one of them

May 6, 2010

Practicing Catholics unfazed by abuse scandals; Pope’s popularity increasing http://www.catholicculture.org/news/headlines/index.cfm?storyid=6229 A new poll conducted by CBS News and The New York Times has found that 77% of Catholics who attend Mass weekly say that “the Vatican’s handling of recent child sex abuse reports” has had no effect on how they “feel about the Catholic Church.” […]

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Pope Takes Control of the Legionaries

May 1, 2010

“Pope Benedict XVI will appoint an apostolic delegate to supervise the Legionaries of Christ, the Vatican announced on May 1. “The Saturday announcement from the Vatican press office came a day after the five bishops who had conducted an apostolic visitation of the Legionaries presented their report. In a strongly worded statement, the Vatican indicated […]

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Weigle Pounds Kung

April 21, 2010

Weigel rips Küng for attack on Pope Benedict George Weigel takes Hans Küng to task for his vituperative personal attack on Pope Benedict XVI, calling it “mean-spirited condemnation of an old friend.” Weigel notes that Küng “single-handedly invented a new global personality-type– the dissident theologian as international media star.” However, he argues, the dissident’s timing […]

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Pope Benedict: 6 Accusations, 1 Question

April 21, 2010

The Passion of Pope Benedict. Six Accusations, One Question by Sandro Magister Pedophilia is only the latest weapon aimed against Joseph Ratzinger. And each time, he is attacked where he most exercises his leadership role. One by one, the critical points of this pontificate ROME, April 7, 2010 – The attack striking pope Joseph Ratzinger […]

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