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How Pope Francis' 'new joy' surprised Benedict XVI

Pope emeritus Benedict XVI has said he is satisfied with the papacy of Pope Francis and sees “no contradictions” between their pontificates.

“Yes, there is suddenly a new freshness in the Church, a new joy, a new charisma that addresses the people, which is something beautiful. 927 more words

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Papal Secretary Archbishop Gänswein Speaks on Benedict, The Two Popes, and Prophecy

When Pope emeritus Benedict XVI resigned as pontiff three years ago, he added a new dimension to the papacy, said his personal secretary Archbishop Georg Ganswein. 998 more words

Father Raymond J. de Souza: Islam needs a reformation, but that means acknowledging that terrorism has a religious component

Fifteen years after 9/11, the response to Islamist terror is becoming more and more confused. Consider the murder of Father Jacques Hamel at the altar of his Normandy parish in July. 744 more words

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Twenty-Fourth Sunday in Ordinary Time - C

‘there will be more joy in heaven over one sinner who repents than over ninety-nine righteous people who have no need of repentance.'”

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More Than Rules

“Being Christian is not the result of an ethical choice or a lofty idea, but the encounter with an event, a person, which gives life a new horizon and a decisive direction.”  (Pope Benedict XVI, Deus Caritas Est)

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