Retired Pope Benedict XVI has said in an interview that he felt a “duty” to resign from the papacy because of his declining health and the rigorous demands of papal travel. 733 more words
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Part 1: The Face of Mercy in Manoppello
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“The practice of pilgrimage has a special place in the Holy Year, because it represents the journey each of us makes in this life.
Pope Benedict XVI: Protector of Faith or Opponent of Progress is a brief (154 pages) biographical sketch of Pope Benedict XVI (born Joseph Aloisius Ratzinger). Known as Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI and who still wears the white robe, Ratzinger is a theologian who became pope and then resigned. 345 more words
In this morning’s gospel we are surprised by Christ’s attitude. We have come know Jesus as the compassionate, the peacemaker, the merciful. His attitude towards his apostles, his disciples and those he meets during his ministry was one of fellowship, brotherhood, love. 423 more words