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The Creed, the official prayer of this year of faith

(Romereports.com) At this week’s general audience, Pope Benedict began a new catechesis on the meaning of the Year of Faith. In previous weeks, he had been presenting a series of teachings on prayer. BENEDICT XVI “The Year of Faith invites us to renewed enthusiasm for the gift [...]
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Pope inaugurates the Year of Faith and invites to rediscover Second Vatican Council

www.romereports.com. October 11, 2012. Benedict XVI entered St. Peter's Square to preside over the opening Mass of the Year of Faith, with the year's official anthem playing in the background. It was also a solemn ceremony, which recalled the 50th anniversary of Vatican II and [...]
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The best images from Benedict XVI's visit to Lebanon

September 17, 2012. (Romereports.com) (-ONLY VIDEO-) Benedict XVI traveled to Lebanon from September 14-16 to deliver the concluding document of the Synod on the Middle East held at the Vatican in October of 2010. Benedict XVI's trip to Lebanon created some historic moments. These are the [...]
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I appeal you to be peacemakers

Homily of Pope Benedict XVI on the Mass of the Consigning of the Post-Synodal Apostolic Exhortation for the Middle East Beirut City Center Waterfront Sunday, 16 September 2012 Dear Brothers and Sisters, “Blessed be God, the Father of our Lord Jesus Christ!” (Eph 1:3). Blessed be God on this [...]
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Benedict XVI explains Martyrdom of John the Baptist

August 29, 2012. (Romereports.com) (-ONLY VIDEO-) From his summer residence in Castel Gandolfo, the Pope led Wednesday's general audience. Benedict XVI reflected on Saint John the Baptist and his martyrdom which is remembered on August 29th. The pope explained how John served as an [...]
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Pope: The Kingdom of Christ is not based on power or riches, but on humanity

August 22, 2012. (Romereports.com) The Pope led Wednesday's general audience by talking about the Blessed Virgin Mary, since today, the Church celebrates her Queenship. It's a celebration that became official back in 1954 by Pius XII. BENEDICT XVI “It was established eight days after the Assumption, [...]
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Pope Benedict: Rediscovering the Power of the Eucharist

August 20, 2012. (Romereports.com) The Pope prayed the Angelus from the balcony of his summer residence in Castel Gandolfo, by inviting pilgrims to rediscover the Sacrament of the Eucharist. Benedict XVI “Let us rediscover the beauty of the Sacrament of Eucharist, which shows us all the humility [...]
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Benedict XVI: "Prayer gives strength to live every day intensely"

August 8, 2012. (Romereports.com) During the general audience in Castel Gandolfo, the pope said St. Dominic always found strength in prayer for his hard work. On the feast of this saint, Benedict XVI pointed to the prayer life of this priest who founded the Dominican order [...]
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Saint Josemaria meets a Pope for the first time

June 23rd, 1946. It was nine-thirty when they reached home, an apartment at 9 Piazza della Citta Leonina, just a few yards away from the wall connecting the Vatican with Castel Sant’Angelo. The apartment, which Don Alvaro had taken shortly before the Father arrived, [...]
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Benedict XVI wishes a happy holiday to pilgrims in St. Peter's Square

July 2, 2012. (Romereports.com) Thousands of pilgrims decided to face the summer heat and gathered in St. Peter's Square to pray the Angelus with the Pope. From the window of his study, Benedict XVI reflected on two different miracles by Jesus. Benedict XVI “These two stories [...]
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