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Contemplation of Beauty – Joseph Ratzinger

This Lenten and Holy Week meditation on Psalm 45 and the contemplation of beauty represents a message that Cardinal Joseph Ratzinger (now Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI) sent to a meeting of the ecclesial movement Communion and Liberation in August 2002. The group was meeting in...

Benedict XVI: Lent 2010

[dropcaps type='normal' font_size='75' color='' background_color='' border_color='']"T[/dropcaps] he justice of God has been manifested through faith in Jesus Christ” (cf. Rm 3, 21-22)Dear Brothers and Sisters!Each year, on the occasion of Lent, the Church invites us to a sincere review of our life in light of...

Benedict XVI: Lent 2006

[dropcaps type='normal' font_size='100' color='' background_color='' border_color='']"J[/dropcaps] esus, at the sight of the crowds, was moved with pity" (Matthew 9:36) Dear Brothers and Sisters! Lent is a privileged time of interior pilgrimage towards Him Who is the fount of mercy. It is a pilgrimage in which He...