On a visit to Norcia 8 days before the earthquake, Cardinal Sarah had somewhat prophetically said: “It reminds me of Bethlehem.”
The Vatican Journal: Homilies and Audiences
The Holy Father, who professes a devotion to the Virgin of Guadalupe, decided to continue a tradition started by Pope Benedict XVI
The meeting was cordial, in spite of their diametrically opposed views regarding the existence of God.
The pope began, "Read this letter together with your mother, and the kiss that she will give you now will be a kiss from the pope."
At Wednesday audience, the pope wraps up his series on the works of mercy with a call to pray for the living and the dead
Sounding a lot like his predecessor, pontiff tells us Advent is a time to "go forth to meet the Lord..."
Even if he irks the intellect, he moves the will
‘Thank You, Lord, for these mashed potatoes …’
The Holy Father's favorite film challenges us to look outside of ourselves in service to mercy
What next for Washington? Suggestions from John Paul, Benedict and Francis