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Father Raniero Cantalamessa, a Franciscan Capuchin priest, delivered the homily during the Celebration of the Lord’s Passion in St. Peter’s Basilica in Rome. His message incorporated some of the great intellectual and spiritual figures in the history of the Church, and urged the faithful to repentance with the sure knowledge that abounding mercy and forgiveness ...read more
Ecce lignum crucis, in quo salus mundi pependit. Venite, adoremus. Behold the wood of the cross, on which hung the Saviour of the world. Come, let us worship. Father Raniero Cantalamessa, OFM Cap., quoted that familiar refrain as he concluded his homily at the Good Friday liturgy. The Papal household preacher delivered the homily, as ...read more