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Benedict XVI to French bishops about liturgy. (Reason #5457 for Summorum Pontificum)

On Saturday 17 November Pope Benedict granted an audience to French bishops during their ad limina visit.  The Holy Father addressed them about, inter alia, liturgy.
[...] As the Council recalls, the Church’s liturgical action is also a part of her contribution … Continue reading

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Benedict XVI’s address to US bishops of Regions VII-IX: marriage and sexuality

His Holiness Pope Benedict XVI gave an audience to American bishops (MN, ND, SD) making their ad limina visit.  His last address – on the eve of Pres. Obama’s attack on the religious liberty of the Catholic Church – was … Continue reading

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Card. George writes about unity, Pres. Obama’s attacks, and Catholics who don’t stand with the bishops.

Card. George of Chicago offers observations about the present situation we face as a Church in the United States even as the President of the United States attacks the Church.
He first speaks about the “ad limina” visit he is making … Continue reading

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PODCAzT 126: Benedict XVI’s important address to US Bishops on Religious Freedom and the Church in the Public Square

In this PODCAzT we drill into an important address given by Pope Benedict XVI on 19 January 2012 to the bishops of Regions 4-6 in the United States.
This was Benedict’s second major discourse to US bishops who are making their ad limina … Continue reading

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Benedict XVI important address to US Bishops of Regions IV-VI about attacks on religious liberty in the public square

This is important.
The US bishops are this year making their over-due ad limina visits.  The Holy Father generally gives an address to groups of bishops when they come.
Benedict XVI spoke to the bishops of Regions IV-VI in the USA.  He … Continue reading

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Benedict XVI to US bishops (Region I-II-III) during their ad limina visit

The Holy Father delivered the following address to the bishops of the USA (regions I-II-III) during their ad limina visit.
Let’s have a glance with my emphases and comments.
Dear Brother Bishops,
I greet you all with affection in the Lord and, through … Continue reading

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Benedict XVI to Scottish Bishops: “complete fidelity”

Every five years bishops are required to make an ad limina apostolorum pilgrimage to Rome to visit the "thresholds" and the tombs of the Apostles Peter and Paul and to meet with the Holy Father and Curia for status quaestionis … Continue reading

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Our work here is done.

Not quite sure what to do with this, but…

In other news, I understand that some important ad limina visits have recently been concluded.

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Benedict XVI’s talk with the bishops of England and Wales

First… read this:
In a social milieu that encourages the expression of a variety of opinions on every question that arises, it is important to recognize dissent for what it is, and not to mistake it for a mature contribution to … Continue reading

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