Papal encyclical for Year of Faith announced

Papal encyclical for Year of Faith announced

Pope Benedict XVI’s fourth encyclical will be released in the first half of 2013, timed to coincide with the Year of Faith. “The Pope is preparing a new encyclical on the subject of faith, to be published in the first half of next year, during the Year of Faith,”...

Pope congratulates Obama

Benedict XVI congratulated Barack Obama for being re-elected as president of the United States of America. The Pope expresses his best wishes to him on his new mandate, and gives assurances of his prayers to God to help him carry out his serious responsibilities, both...

Pope’s visit to Lebanon: What’s expected?

( Fifteen years ago John Paul II visited Lebanon. Now his predecessor will pay a visit. Next week, Benedict XVI will be in the heart of the Middle East, to encourage Christians who are suffering and facing discrimination. The visit will also be a new...