The Seven-Year-Old Who Doesn’t Ask for Toys, But Jesus

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Christmas gratitude to those who preserved and shared this letter from a young Joseph Ratzinger: Dear Baby Jesus, quickly come down to earth. You will bring joy to children. Also bring me joy. According to translations in the news, he wrote: I would like a Volks-Schott (a Mass prayers book), green clothing for Mass (clerical [Read More...]


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