Don’t squander your faith, Pope urges young Churches

Vatican City, Sep 7, 2012 / 10:55 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Pope Benedict XVI says that the most newly evangelized parts of the world now have to pass on the gift of Jesus Christ which they have recently received.“The Church is born of the mission and grows with the mission,” the Pope said Sept. 7, adding that “the faith is a gift to be welcomed into our hearts and lives, one for which we must always thank the Lord.“But faith is donated in order to be shared; it is a … [Read more...]

Pope reflects on prayer in Book of the Apocalypse

Vatican City, Sep 5, 2012 / 11:12 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Pope Benedict XVI says the final book of the Bible, which he referred to as the Book of the Apocalypse, provides Christians with a vision of a Church fully in communion with Jesus Christ in prayer.“The Apocalypse presents us with a community gathered in prayer, because it is in prayer that we gain an increasing awareness of Jesus’s presence with us and within us,” the Pope said during his Sept. 5 general audience at the … [Read more...]

Vatican Museums visitors happy priests are present

Vatican City, Sep 5, 2012 / 04:13 am (CNA/EWTN News).- A month-long pilot project to make priests available within the Vatican Museums to offer spiritual counseling to visitors is being hailed a success.“There are so many themes that are spoken of. We might speak of art and faith or of economics and faith. Some people come to share their experiences or difficulties in their personal, professional or family lives,” said Father Isaac Vondoame, one of two priests who were available … [Read more...]

Vatican Museums visitors happy priests are present

Vatican City, Sep 5, 2012 / 04:13 am (CNA/EWTN News).- A month-long pilot project to make priests available within the Vatican Museums to offer spiritual counseling to visitors is being hailed a success.“There are so many themes that are spoken of. We might speak of art and faith or of economics and faith. Some people come to share their experiences or difficulties in their personal, professional or family lives,” said Father Isaac Vondoame, one of two priests who were available … [Read more...]

Upholding ethical truths is not intolerance, Pope states

Castel Gandolfo, Italy, Sep 4, 2012 / 02:12 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Pope Benedict XVI told a group of his former students that Christians should not be scared to uphold ethical truths despite the fear of being branded “intolerant.” “Today, the concepts of truth and intolerance have almost fused together, so that to say that one has the truth becomes synonymous with intolerance. And we Christians do not dare to believe or to speak about the truth,” the Pope said in … [Read more...]

Living God’s law with integrity brings liberation, says Pope

Castel Gandolfo, Italy, Sep 2, 2012 / 03:18 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Pope Benedict XVI says that God’s law brings personal liberation to each person who embraces it and lives it with integrity.“God’s Law is his Word, which guides man on the path of life, releases him from the slavery of selfishness and introduces him to the ‘land’ of true freedom and life,” the Pope said during his midday Sept. 2 Angelus address.“For this reason, in the Bible the Law … [Read more...]

Living God’s law with integrity brings liberation, says Pope

Castel Gandolfo, Italy, Sep 2, 2012 / 03:18 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Pope Benedict XVI says that God’s law brings personal liberation to each person who embraces it and lives it with integrity.“God’s Law is his Word, which guides man on the path of life, releases him from the slavery of selfishness and introduces him to the ‘land’ of true freedom and life,” the Pope said during his midday Sept. 2 Angelus address.“For this reason, in the Bible the Law … [Read more...]


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