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 a translation of the address Benedict XVI gave last Friday, when he visited Rome's major seminary on the occasion of Saturday's feast of Our Lady of Confidence, patron of the …read more
Here is a translation of the homily Benedict XVI gave at this evening's Ash Wednesday Mass, held in St. Peter's Basilica. Because this was the last public liturgy to be celebrated by Benedict …read more
Here is the text of the Holy Father's Message toKanayo F. Nwanze, President of the International Fund for Agricultural Development, on the occasion of the 36th session of the Governing …read more
Dear Brothers, I have convoked you to this Consistory, not only for the three canonizations, but also tocommunicate to you a decision of great importance for the life of the Church. After …read more
Here is the translation of the telegram of condolence for the death last night of His Eminence Cardinal Giovanni Cheli, of the titular church of Sts. Cosmas and Damian, President Emeritus of …read more