May 3, 2013 / Maria News Pope Francis welcomes home Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI news.va – Pope Francis had words of welcome today as he greeted Benedict XVI, now Pope Emeritus, who returned to take up residence inside Vatican city. Linda Bordoni reports… In style with his own personal manner, Pope Francis left the formalities of ...
“In the aftermath of this senseless tragedy, His Holiness invokes God’s peace upon the dead, his consolation upon the suffering and his strength upon all those engaged in the continuing work of relief and response.”
“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.”
Pope Francis has taken the first step of what could become a period of reform for the Church. Francis has appointed a special group of eight cardinals from around the world to advise him on needed Church reforms.
Dear brothers and sisters, let us not be closed to the newness that God wants to bring into our lives!
“in Argentina we have the death penalty. A child conceived by the rape of a mentally ill or retarded woman can be condemned to death.”
Cardinal Jorge Mario Bergoglio Of Buenos Aires, has been elected to be the 266th pope of the Catholic Church, taking the name Pope Francis.
The eyes of the world look to Rome, most with great interest in an institution which has endured for over 2,000 years, the Catholic Church.
With over 1.2 billion Catholics on the planet, and faithful in every county, the pope cannot be an ordinary man.
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.