Pope Benedict XVI’s Prayer at Ground Zero

Pope Benedict at Ground Zero

The events of September 11, 2001, touched hearts around the world.Remembering that day, Pope Benedict XVI visited Ground Zero in New York, during his visit to the United States in April 2008.  Turning to God for comfort and for courage, he offered the following prayer. O God of love, compassion, and healing, look on us, people of many different faiths and traditions, who gather today at this site, the scene of incredible violence and pain….God of understanding, overwhelmed by th … [Read more...]