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  • On 2 Holy Priests of the 19th Century

    04/28/2010 8:22:28 PM PDT · by ELS · 4 replies · 133+ views
    Zenit News Agency ^ | April 28, 2010 | Benedict XVI
    On 2 Holy Priests of the 19th Century "It Is Not Possible to Exercise Charity Without Living in Christ" VATICAN CITY, APRIL 28, 2010 (Zenit.org).- Here is a translation of the address Benedict XVI gave today at the general audience in St. Peter's Square. * * * Dear Brothers and Sisters, We are drawing close to the end of the Year for Priests and, on this last Wednesday of April, I would like to speak about two saintly priests who were exemplary in their giving of themselves to God and in their witness of charity -- lived in the Church...
  • On Mary, Mother of Priests

    08/29/2009 8:43:04 PM PDT · by ELS · 3 replies · 903+ views
    Zenit News Agency ^ | August 27, 2009 | Benedict XVI
    On Mary, Mother of Priests "The Perfect Model for Their Existence" CASTEL GANDOLFO, Italy, AUG. 27, 2009 (Zenit.org).- Here is a Vatican translation of the address Benedict XVI gave Aug. 12 during the general audience given at his summer residence in Castel Gandolfo. * * * Dear Brothers and Sisters, The celebration of the Solemnity of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary, next Saturday, is at hand and we are in the context of the Year for Priests. I therefore wish to speak of the link between Our Lady and the priesthood. This connection is deeply rooted in the...
  • On the Year for Priests

    06/24/2009 9:00:25 PM PDT · by ELS · 5 replies · 868+ views
    Zenit News Agency ^ | June 24, 2009 | Benedict XVI
    On the Year for Priests "The Priest Is a Slave of Christ" VATICAN CITY, JUNE 24, 2009 (Zenit.org).- Here is a translation of the address Benedict XVI gave today during the general audience in St. Peter's Square. * * * Dear brothers and sisters, Last Friday, June 19, the solemnity of the Sacred Heart of Jesus and the day traditionally dedicated to pray for the sanctification of priests, I had the joy of inaugurating the Year for Priests. The year was proclaimed on the occasion of the 150th anniversary of the "birth into eternal life" of the Curé d'Ars, St....