Papal Message for Youth Day ’09

“Jesus Also Wants to Encounter Each One of You” ( Provides a Vatican translation of Benedict XVI’s message for World Youth Day 2009, to be celebrated at the diocesan level this Palm Sunday.

Pope’s Message for Lent 2009

“For this year’s Lenten Message, I wish to focus my reflections especially on the value and meaning of fasting. … We might wonder what value and meaning there is for us Christians in depriving ourselves of something that in itself is good and useful...

The Vatican Embraces Youtube

The Vatican has made the news with its YouTube channel. One of his videos,”The Internet as New Way to Speak of God,” has already been viewed over 50,000 times in 48 hours.