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…bearing with one another in love, making every effort to maintain the unity of the Spirit in the bond of peace.

Tag: truth

Defender of the Bond is an icon of the Good Shepherd

On November 8, the Holy Father Francis received in audience participants in the Plenary Assembly of the Supreme Tribunal of the Apostolic Signature with the Prefect, Raymond Leo Cardinal Burke (he’s one of our American Prelates in service to the Holy Father at the Curia). A plenary session allows for the consulters and those assigned […]

How Catholics use Scripture: Pope Francis talks on inspiration and truth in the Bible

Yesterday, the Holy Father met with the members of the Pontifical Biblical Commission (PBC) led by German Archbishop Gerhard Ludwig Müller, prefect of the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith. The theme the PBC’s annual plenary assembly was “Inspiration and Truth in the Bible.” On the personal and parish level, this theme is revisited […]

What will Benedict XVIs legacy be in the years ahead?

The answer to this question will not be in its final form for a long time. The papacy only ended a few weeks ago. Historians will have to look at several things before they will be able to reflect back with greater precision that a video or a blog commentary can provide in 2013. There […]

Society is built upon gift of self and a well-formed conscience tells Croats, us

I am very glad that the first engagement of my visit should be with you, representing as you do key sectors of Croatian society and the Diplomatic Corps. My cordial greetings go to each of you personally and also to the important communities to which you belong: religious, political, academic and cultural, the world of […]

Benedict XVI to the Roman Curia: face the tyranny of mammon by seeking Christ’s face, know that Christ’s wounds remain open

The annual papal address to the laity, sisters, brothers, priests, bishops and cardinals (the Roman Curia) who serve the Church in the various offices at the Holy See and Vatican that make the Pope’s ministry possible. It is long, but it is breath-taking. Read, prayer, and change accordingly. Address by the Holy Father on the […]