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  • A Canticle to Divine Mercy

    10/19/2005 5:14:17 PM PDT · by ELS · 9 replies · 342+ views
    ZENIT News Agency ^ | October 19, 2005 | Benedict XVI
    Commentary on Psalm 129(130) "A Canticle to Divine Mercy" VATICAN CITY, OCT. 19, 2005 (Zenit.org).- Here is a translation of the address Benedict XVI gave at today's general audience, which he dedicated to comment on Psalm 129(130). * * * 1. Just proclaimed was one of the best-known and loved psalms of the Christian tradition: the "De Profundis," so called by the way it begins in the Latin version. Together with the "Miserere," it has become one of the favorite penitential psalms of popular devotion. Beyond its funeral application, the text is above all a canticle to divine mercy and...