It was a courageous decision for Pope Benedict XVI to resign. It is too soon to judge his Pontificate; we should all pray that he has a joyful and peaceful retirement. There is now the usual media frenzy over who should be the next pope. Interestingly Church law says that anyone baptised a Catholic is eligible to be elected as Pop, but it is usually a Cardinal!
We are in for an interesting few weeks.
The deacon symbolizes “the care of Christ for those who need to be nourished” - Someone passed this along: A very good piece on the diaconate by Fr. Jan Larson in The Inland Register, diocesan publication of Spokane: Occasionally a bis...
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