Begin again

Pope Benedict found himself positioned between two “rock stars” in his papacy. The media was particularly tough on him. And yet he has been such a gift to the world.

His quote above is an example of his gentle wisdom…

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“If there was no purgatory, man would invent it”

By Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI “I would go so far as to say that if there was no purgatory, then we would have to invent it, for who would dare say of himself that he was able to stand directly before God. And, yet we don’t want to be, to use an image from Scripture,…

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Oh, to die of joy

The Catholic Mass exceeds my feeble understanding. Christ is there. All the angels. All the saints. The New Jerusalem joins earth in singing praise to God Almighty.

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