“Today is the birthday of Benedict XVI. Let us offer Mass for him, that the Lord might be with him, comfort him, and give him much consolation.”
The Cardinal Fathers, gathered at the Vatican for the General Congregations in view of the next conclave, send you their devoted greetings and express their renewed gratitude for all your illustrious Petrine ministry and for your example of generous pastoral care for the good of the Church and of the world.
The university has not understood its Catholic and Pontifical duties. It has turned its back on the Catholic and Magisterial light, sadly necessitating what is an unprecedented move in the history of the Church. Though long in coming, it shows that Pope Benedict XVI has teeth.
Fr. Ed Meeks and I have known each other for around 16 years. We have shared a lot of memories in our past relationship in the Charismatic Episcopal Church. Nothing compares, however, to what we experienced last weekend as both of us were ordained priests and his parish received by the Catholic Church into full communion.On Sunday the two of us will stand together as priests in the One Holy Catholic and Apostolic Church before the altar at Christ the King parish.
Pope Benedict XVI has approved the heroic virtues of US Archbishop Fulton Sheen, clearing the way for the advancement of his sainthood cause.
Pope Benedict’s tireless effort to heal a rift within the Church which began 24 years ago – and finally end the division between the SSPX and Rome – is one more sign that his paternal heart beats with the desire for unity revealed in the Sacred Heart of Jesus. “Father, may they be one. so that the world may believe.” (John 17:21) We add a hearty “Amen” to his efforts. We invite our readers around the globe to join with us in focused prayer for a fruitful result.
“If we want to be bearers of Christ’s kingdom of peace, we must be willing to pay in person, to suffer misunderstanding, rejection and persecution in first person. The sword of the conqueror does not build peace…”