Wednesday, October 26th, 2016

The following is from Vatican Radio: No pope has resigned in almost 600 years. But Pope Benedict’s surprise announcement is not entirely unprecedented. More than 260 men have reigned as Pope since Saint Peter was martyred in Rome in the third decade after the death of Christ, and at least four of them have resigned. […]

From Vatican Radio: “In resurrectione tua, Christe, coeli et terra laetentur! In your resurrection, O Christ, let heaven and earth rejoice!” (Liturgy of the Hours). Dear Brothers and Sisters in Rome and across the world, Easter morning brings us news that is ancient yet ever new: Christ is risen! The echo of this event, which […]

Looking for a last minute Easter Basket filler or Baptism gift? Here’s the description of “Joseph and Chico” from Ignatius Press. In this beautifully illustrated book for children, Chico the cat describes the life of his “best friend”, Pope Benedict, in this authorised biography of the Pope for young people approved by the Vatican. “Dear […]