The Holy Father and the Holy See
“I think the cardinals selected someone that they knew, that they trusted, that they had had good and loving contact with, and that they felt comfortable with,” [Archbishop Gregory] said April 19, immediately following the election of the new pope by the conclave of 115 cardinals from 52 countries around the world...“The Holy Spirit has given us a teacher, a pastor and, as the Gospels this week continually go back to, a good shepherd. (The Georgia Bulletin, April 21, 2005)
Holy Father's Monthly Prayer Intentions
Every month the Pope announces his monthly prayer intentions, and requests that we include the intentions in our personal prayers.
- Refugees. That refugees, forced by violence to abandon their homes, may find a generous welcome and the protection of their rights.
- Oceania. That Christians in Oceania may joyfully announce the faith to all the people of that region.
The Vatican's YouTube Channel
"This channel offers news coverage of the
main activities of the Holy Father Pope Benedict XVI and of relevant Vatican
It is updated daily.
Video images are produced by Centro Televisio Vaticano (CTV), texts by Vatican
Radio (RV) and CTV.
This video-news presents the Catholic Churchs position regarding the principal
issues of the world today." (Description provided by
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