Articles on this issue "hope"
The world needs God, otherwise it remains without hope, said Benedict XVI when he summarized the central message of his encyclical "Spe Salvi." The Pope said this today before reciting the …read more
Benedict XVI's encyclical on the theological virtue of hope confronts one of the most urgent problems of our time, says a Vatican spokesman. Jesuit Father Federico Lombardi, the director of …read more
Here is a Vatican translation of the address Benedict XVI delivered today before reciting the midday Angelus with several thousand people gathered in St. Peter's Square. * * * Dear Brothers …read more
Through prayer, we can attain the virtue of hope, and become witnesses of the theological virtue for others, says Benedict XVI. The Pope said this in his encyclical "Spe Salvi" (Saved in …read more
Man's true hope, firm in the face of all disappointments, can only be God, and that it is him, and not the laws of matter that rule the universe, says Benedict XVI. The Pope said this in his …read more
Firm hope is absolutely necessary to face the difficulties and challenges of modern life, said one of the two cardinals who presented Benedict XVI's encyclical "Spe Salvi." Cardinal Albert …read more