Last article of "Benedict XVI's Documents"
In honor of Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI's 86th birthday today, here is the text of the address he delivered on his birthday in 2008. He was beginning his trip to the United States and gave the address at a welcoming ceremony at the White House. * * * Mr. President, Thank you for your gracious words of welcome ...read more
Articles from "Benedict XVI's Documents"
Here is the message sent by Pope Benedict XVI, prior to his resignation from the Petrine Ministry, to Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby on the occasion of his Confirmation of Election, …read more
Here is a translation of the brief address Benedict XVI gave this evening when he arrived at Castel Gandolfo. He spoke without a script from the central balcony, concluding with his final …read more
Here is a translation of the Holy Father’s address to the Cardinals this morning in the Clementine Hall of the Apostolic Palace. * * * Venerable and dear Brothers, With great joy I welcome …read more
To our venerable brother Cardinal Gianfranco Ravasi President of the Pontifical Council for Culture I would like with my whole heart, venerable brother, to manifest to you my profound …read more
Here is the translation of Pope Benedict's address at the conclusion of the Lenten Spiritual Exercises led by Cardinal Gianfranco Ravasi. * * * Dear brothers, Dear friends! At the end of this …read more