Thursday, June 17, 2010
Of Priests as Witnesses
views vatican — June 13, 2010 — Pope Benedict XVI renewed his thanks to faithful priests throughout the world today. The Pope was speaking to ... vatican — June 13, 2010 — Pope Benedict XVI renewed his thanks to faithful priests throughout the world today.
The Pope was speaking to the faithful gathered in St Peter's Square to pray the traditional Sunday Angelus with him.
He said he hopes that the figure of holy Curé of Ars, St John Marie Vianney, might continue to provide a nourishing example to priests in their personal conversation with God.
The Pope also recalled the Polish priest and martyr, Father Jerzy Popielusko, who was beatified on June 6 in Warsaw, noting how many works of integral human development arise from the free intitiatives and the witness of priests in every society and in every age.
The Holy Father recalled the beatification this wee ...