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Benedict XVI announces 2012 will be the "Year of Faith"

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  During the concluding Mass of Congress for the New Evangelization, last October 16, 2011, Benedict XVI, announced that 2012 will be the “Year of Faith.”

“It's precisely to give new impetus to the mission of the whole Church to lead men out of the desert in which they often find themselves, to the place of life, of friendship with Christ, who gives us life in abundance. I would like to announce in this Eucharistic celebration I have decided to convene a 'Year of Faith', which I will explain in an apostolic letter. This 'Year of Faith' begins on October 11, 2012, on the 50th anniversary of the beginning of Vatican II, and ends on November 24, 2013, for the Solemnity of Christ, the King of the Universe. It will be a moment of grace and commitment to a more complete conversion to God, to strengthen our faith in Him and to proclaim Him with joy to the people of our time.”

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