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30
Dec

Pope Benedict XVI: “Mary Suffers With Those Who Are in Affliction”

Pope Benedict XVI: “Mary Suffers With Those Who Are in Affliction” Saturday, 23 January 2010 00:00 In this issue we present for your review the message of Pope  Benedict XVI composed  for the occasion of  the 16th World Day of the Sick, celebrated on Feb. 11, 2008. We are also publishing a reflection on the […]

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30
Dec

The Pope of Mary Co-Redemptrix

In witnessing to most every aspect of the story of Mary Co-redemptrix, John Paul II, the “Totus Tuus” Pope, exceeded all papal predecessors. The quantity of such testimonies is vast; their depth profound; their love inspired. As if before a wine cellar full of extraordinary wines, we do not have the opportunity to taste and […]

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16
Dec

Pope Benedict’s Prayer to Our Lady of Sheshan

Prayer of His Holiness Benedict XVI to Our Lady of Sheshan on the Occasion of the World Day of Prayer for the Church in China Given May 24, 2008 Feast of Our Lady Help of Christians Virgin Most Holy, Mother of the Incarnate Word and our Mother, venerated in the Shrine of Sheshan under the […]

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16
Dec

John Paul II: The Pope of Totus Tuus

In the course of recent centuries there have been any number of saints, founders and foundresses of religious communities, and apostolic laymen like Frank Duff (1889-1980), founder of the Legion of Mary who have been advocates of Marian consecration. Without hesitation, I would point to St. Louis-Marie Grignion de Montfort (1673-1716), the author of the […]

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16
Dec

The Co-redemption

 The following is a presentation given by Cardinal Georges Cottier when he was a Theologian of the Papal Household, on behalf of the Congregation of the Clergy during a world video conference held in Rome on May 29, 2002. In the beautiful final Chapter of the Dogmatic Constitution of the Church Lumen Gentium, dedicated to […]

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15
Dec

Message of His Holiness Benedict XVI for the 16th World Day of the Sick

Dear Brothers and Sisters, 1. On February 11, Memorial of the Blessed Virgin Mary of Lourdes, the World Day of the Sick will be celebrated, a propitious occasion to reflect on the meaning of pain and the Christian duty to take responsibility for it in whatever situation it arises. This year this significant day is […]

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