Tag: Pope Benedict XVI
Retired Pope Benedict XVI has never doubted or regretted his decision to resign, knowing it was the right thing to do for the good of the church, said Archbishop Georg Ganswein, prefect of the papal household and personal secretary to the retired pope.
Archbishop John Nienstedt said he was surprised like everyone else around the world when he heard the news about Pope Benedict’s resignation for health reasons.
“The service of charity is a privileged form of evangelization in the light of the teaching of Jesus, who will count what we have done for our brothers and sisters — especially the smallest and most overlooked — as something done for him.”
— Pope Benedict XVI, speaking Feb. 24 to members of a Rome-based charity
“If you’ve been away, come home to your parish, and visit CatholicsComeHome.org today.”
— Part of the message of a new advertising campaign airing on major television networks Dec. 16-Jan. 8 sponsored by the Atlanta-based organization Catholics Come Home, which seeks to bring Catholics back to church