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The full text of Pope Beendict XVI’s homily at the Mass concluding the XIII Ordinary Assembly of the Synod of Bishops for the New Evangelization. Dear Brother Bishops, Distinguished Ladies and Gentlemen, Dear Brothers and Sisters, The miracle of the healing of blind Bartimaeus comes at a significant point in the structure of Saint Mark’s ...read more
On today’s edition of Inside the Synod we speak to Toronto’s own Sr. Gil Goulding and take you into the Vatican Gardens. ...read more
Photo courtesy of Servizio Fotografico of l’Osservatore Romano Cheridan Sanders and Sebastian Gomes receiving communion from Pope Benedict XVI at the Mass celebrating the 50th Anniversary of the Second Vatican Council and the beginning of the Year of Faith – October 11, 2012 Cheridan Sanders and Sebastian Gomes are the hosts of Salt + Light’s ...read more
Tonight on Inside the Synod we recap the interventions that got the most buzz, Sebastian brings us interviews with Cardinal Kurt Koch and Cardinal Tong Hon, and we bring you the details on Cardinal Wurel’s summary of everything that’s been said so far. ...read more
Archbishop Luis A. Tagle spoke to Catholic News Service about Vatican II and the Year of Faith. ...read more
Our host Alicia Ambrosio brings you a recap of what happened in the synod hall, and from our team in Rome interviews with Cardinal Donald Wuerl, Cardinal George Pell, and Florence De Leyritz from the Catholic board for the Alpha Course. ...read more
Join host Alicia Ambrosio for tonight’s edition of Inside the Synod. ...read more
Vatican Radio – At the conclusion of the Mass to celebrate the anniversary of the opening of the Second Vatican Council, the Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew I of Constantinople addressed Pope Benedict XVI and the Bishops and Faithful gathered in St. Peter’s Square. In his remarks, Patriarch Bartholomew – the “primus inter pares”, the “first among ...read more
Castel Gandolfo, on the Feast of Saint Eusebius, Bishop of Vercelli – August 2, 2012 Benedictus PP. XVI Source: http://www.osservatoreromano.va/ Fifty years ago, on October 11, 1962, Pope John XXIII opened the Second Vatican Ecumenical Council in St Peter’s Basilica It was a splendid day on 11 October 1962 when the Second Vatican Council opened with the ...read more
Cardinal Walter Kasper, former President of the Pontifical Council for Promoting Christian Unity told me a few years ago that people do not come to the Vatican to see Pope Benedict XVI, they come to see Peter. As I looked out into St. Peter’s Square from the steps of the Basilica before Mass on Sunday ...read more