BLOG: General Audience
Pope Benedict XVI arrives to begin his general audience at the Paul VI audience hall today. Just behind the Holy Father is Archbishop Terrence Prendergast of Ottawa! Archbishop Prendergast is in Rome to take part in an event being organized by the Catholic Near East Welfare Association (CNEWA), the Congregation for Eastern Churches,  and the ...read more
Tonight on perspectives the Holy See reacts to bishop Fellay’s statements about Jews and we take a look at today’s general audience. ...read more
Tonight on Perspectives we take a look at today’s general audience and the Pope’s Twitter feed. ...read more
Tonight on perspectives The Pope tweets for the first time and we take a look at today’s general audience ...read more
Published below is a translation of the address that Pope Benedict gave yesterday inside the Paul VI Audience Hall. This week, he continued his series of catecheses on faith. Dear Brothers and Sisters, Last Wednesday we reflected on the desire for God that the human being carries within his very depths. Today I would like ...read more
Published below is a translation of the address that Pope Benedict gave Wednesday at his weekly general audience. He continued his series of catecheses on faith in St. Peter’s Square. Dear Brothers and Sisters, The path of reflection that we have undertaken together in this Year of Faith leads us to meditate today on a ...read more
Published below is a copy of Pope Benedict’s address he gave yesterday in St. Peter’s Square. He continued his new series of catechesis, speaking about faith. In a surprise move, Pope Benedict also announced plans for a November consistory, which will see the creation and installation of six new Cardinals. Dear brothers and sisters, Last ...read more
Published below is a copy of Pope Benedict’s address he gave yesterday in St. Peter’s Square. He introduced a new series of catechesis, meant to accompany the Church during the Year of Faith. Dear brothers and sisters, Today I would like to introduce a new series of catecheses that will be developed throughout the course ...read more
Below you will find an English translation of the address Pope Benedict gave this past Wednesday inside the Paul VI Audience Hall in the Vatican. In his catechesis, Pope Benedict continued his reflection on prayer, using the book of Revelation. Dear brothers and sisters, Last Wednesday I spoke about prayer in the first part of ...read more
A woman holds her son with a handwritten note for the pope — the former Joseph Ratzinger — “My name is Joseph too!” as Pope Benedict XVI leads his general audience in Paul VI hall at the Vatican Sept. 5. The woman held up her son when a group of 50 peo ple from Benedictine ...read more