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MM 50 Years Ago

As we see it … the “giant leap for mankind” All of us would echo the words of the Holy Father in his dedicatory inscription that was placed on the surface of the moon: “For the glory of the name of God who gives man such power, we pray and wish well for this marvellous […]

60th Anniversary – Oppressed Multitudes

On the Occasion of his 60th Anniversary of his Ordination to Priesthood – 2 July 1951 The Holy Father, having thanked the cardinals for their gift, made some remarks. “This is a moment of gratitude for the Lord’s guidance; for everything He has given me and forgiven me over these years”, he said. “Yet it […]

Uniting the theology of the Body and the theology of love

VIS 513 Before the Fall, Adam and Eve’s bodies appear in perfect harmony. They have a language that they didn’t create, an eros rooted in nature that invites them to receive one another mutually from the Creator so that they might thus be able to give themselves. The union in one flesh thus becomes a […]

Benedict Speaks…

The Holy Father’s Easter Message 2010  “Over these days the Church is celebrating the mystery of the Resurrection and experiencing the great joy that arises from the good news of Christ’s triumph over evil and death. A joy that lasts not just for the Easter Octave but stretches over fifty days until Pentecost”. “Christ’s Easter […]