The Vatican press office has released a formal account of the last moments in the pontificate of Pope Benedict XVI who vacated the See of Peter at 8:00 p.m. Rome time today.
Benedict XVI celebrated his last general audience in St. Peter’s Square yesterday and delivered a moving and very personal message to the faithful around the world.
Leave it to the ingenuity of the faithful to come up with fun ways to participate in the upcoming Conclave and selection of a Pope. New ideas range from adopting a Cardinal to playing “Fantasy Conclave” in which participants try to guess who the next pope will be.
”Silence is not a privation of stillness, Read the rest…
As we close in on the final hours of his pontificate, please join us in offering prayers for Our Holy Father, Pope Benedict XVI, who has been such a tremendous gift to the Church and to the world. We love you Holy Father, and no matter where you are our hearts will be with you! Read the rest…
A parent in Lumberton, Texas was shocked when she discovered a photo of her 14 year-old daughter on Facebook wearing a burqa while at school.
A pro-life group in Spain dressed up as apes and took to the streets to pressure Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy into fulfilling a campaign promise to extend the same protection to humans that he recently gave to apes when he signed a law protecting apes from the moment of conception.
Details are emerging about the status of Pope Benedict XVI after his retirement, such as how he will be addressed and what manner of dress he will assume.
LB writes: “I have a relative in my family who is a trained physical therapist. I have noticed that she talks about organs “having certain emotional energy” These energies give way to our illnesses in our bodies. She has even been able to sense that a patient had an abortion years earlier, causing her uterus to retain the trauma inflicted to it. Many people admire her ability to release this negative energy from her patients. I worry that this seems very new age. In all other areas of her life she is an outstanding catholic. She has been trained in cranial sacral therapy, holistic healing, too. Any thoughts?”
“The love of talk distracts all the powers of our soul from God, Read the rest…