Category Archives: Papal Visit

Hunger

The Holy Father has waved his last goodbye and the visit is over.  The Dawkinsites are busy licking their wounds, having failed to disrupt the visit or to garner much attention for themselves outside the economically illiterate newspapers. Protesting against … Continue reading

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The Real Meaning of the Papal Visit

Pope Benedict’s visit to the UK is grossly misunderstood. His real purpose was to stir things up, to till the soil, like a tractor pulling a plough. It is only when the close packed and drenched soil is disturbed thus … Continue reading

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Special Report on Cofton Park from a dear spiritual ‘sister’ who was there

(Our reader Jane Mossendew Fulthorpe sent us this post which is in parallel published on her own blog Thoughts from an Oasis in French Catholicism, thanks Jane for sharing it with us.) By Jane Mossendew Fulthorpe This post was first … Continue reading

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Before and After the Papal Visit: A Balance

As Damian Thompson and Ed West of the Daily Telegraph already noted, the Protest the Pope Action has achieved almost nothing. And now the media speak generally about the success of the Papal Visit. It is interesting to see how … Continue reading

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Spokesman Explains How Pope Can Be So Calm Says Benedict XVI Is Offering His Best

VATICAN CITY, SEPT. 18, 2010 (Zenit.org).- Benedict XVI’s serenity is itself a message to the world, and the secret to his calm is his faith in Jesus Christ, says a Vatican spokesman. Jesuit Father Federico Lombardi, director of the Vatican … Continue reading

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Prayer Action for Pope Benedict XVI

In the face of assaults from the media, let us pray for our Pope, for his safety and success during his visit to Britain. Prayer for Pope Benedict XVI V. Let us pray for our Pontiff, Pope Benedict. R. May … Continue reading

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‘Cor ad cor loquitur’ – A Contemplation on the Papal Visit

Fr. Edmund Power OSB has written this deeply insightful article about Pope Benedict XVI’s coming visit to Great Britain under Cardinal Newman’s own motto, “cor ad cor loquitur” meaning “heart speaks to heart”…… and to us too. The relationship of … Continue reading

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Pope Greeted the People of Great Britain in the Audience of Today

In today’s general audience, Pope Benedict said: “I am very much looking forward to my visit to the United Kingdom in a week’s time and I send heartfelt greetings to all the people of Great Britain. I am aware that … Continue reading

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Papal Visit Itinerary

As an addendum to the Promo video posted yesterday, here is a detailed itinerary for the Holy Father’s visit. I understand from the EWBC that as far as Cofton Park is concerned, the distance from coach to seating, will depend on … Continue reading

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