Tag Archives: Vatican Radio (Text)

Pope Francis: Urbi et Orbi Message – Easter 2015

Pope Francis: Urbi et Orbi Message Pope Francis greets the faithful from the balcony of Saint Peter’s Basilica. Following the Solemn Mass for Easter morning, Pope Francis gave the traditional blessing “Urbi et Orbi” – for the City (of Rome) … Continue reading

Advertisement

Posted in Pope Francis I | Tagged | 1 Comment

Prayer the breath of the soul. Wednesday General Audience.

Pope Benedict XVI continued his series on the Christian school of prayer today with a reflection on the importance of prayer and works of charity in the life of the Church. Speaking in Italian he said the Church has the “primary … Continue reading

Posted in Pope Benedict | Tagged | Leave a comment

The Holy Father’s Message for Easter 2012 – ‘Urbi et Orbi’.

Pope Benedict XVI celebrated Mass this Easter Sunday in St Peter’s Square, after which he offered the urbi et orbi benediction – the blessing of the city and the world – which it is tradition for the Pope to give … Continue reading

Posted in Eastertide, Pope Benedict | Tagged | Leave a comment

Pope celebrates Mass with new Cardinals, and prays Angelus with faithful

Pope Benedict XVI was the principal celebrant at Mass on Sunday morning in St. Peter’s Basilica, with the twenty-two Cardinals he created the day before during the course of an Ordinary Public Consistory he had called for just that purpose. … Continue reading

Posted in Pope Benedict | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Holy Father: True authority is humble service in love (Angelus today in Rome)

In his Angelus reflections this week Pope Benedict XVI spoke of Sunday’s Gospel where we hear how the unclean spirit recognizes Jesus as the “Holy One of God”. He also marked World Leprosy Day, joined his prayers to the International … Continue reading

Posted in Pope Benedict | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Note from the Holy See Press Office – The Holy See and Libya after the death of Col. Gadaffi

Vatican calls for reflection after Gaddafi death Note from the Holy See Press Office – The Holy See and Libya after the death of Col. Gadaffi The news of the death of Colonel Muammar Gaddafi marks the end of a … Continue reading

Posted in World Affairs | Tagged | Leave a comment

BXVI: on rediscovering the path of beauty

On Wednesday Pope Benedict XVI challenged the men and women of today’s world to recover the deepest meaning of art, in its multitude of expressions, but particularly as the path of beauty which leads to God. And in doing so … Continue reading

Posted in Pope Benedict | Tagged | 7 Comments

St. John of Avila – proclaimed Doctor of the Church.

Discourse of Pope Benedict XVI: St John of Avila proclaimed Doctor of the Universal Church Dear Brothers and Sisters, with great joy, here in this Cathedral Church of Santa María La Real de la Almudena, I announce to the People … Continue reading

Posted in Pope Benedict, Saints, World Youth Day 2011 | Tagged , | 7 Comments

World Youth Day Madrid 2011: the Way of the Cross

It was the first great ecclesial event of this 26th WYD to take place in the presence of Pope Benedict XVI, and it was the very essence of Spanish devotion. The world had come to Madrid and Madrid brought the … Continue reading

Posted in Pope Benedict, World Youth Day 2011 | Tagged | 8 Comments

Full Text of Pope Benedict XVI’s Message for Day of Prayer for Vocations

Dear Brothers and Sisters! The 48th World Day of Prayer for Vocations, to be celebrated on 15 May 2011, the Fourth Sunday of Easter, invites us to reflect on the theme: “Proposing Vocations in the Local Church”. Seventy years ago, … Continue reading

Posted in Pope Benedict | Tagged , | Leave a comment