Daily Archives: May 12, 2009

Pope Benedict’s homily at open-air Mass in Jerusalem

VATICAN CITY — Here is the Vatican text of Pope Benedict XVI’s homily during an outdoor Mass in the Josaphat Valley in Jerusalem: Dear brothers and sisters in the Lord, “Christ is risen, alleluia!” With these words I greet you … Continue reading

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Pope Benedict’s remarks during visit to the co-cathedral of the Latin Patriarchate

VATICAN CITY — Here is the Vatican text of Pope Benedict XVI’s remarks during a brief visit to the Latin Patriarchate’s co-cathedral in Jerusalem. The Latin Patriarch Fouad Twal of Jerusalem was present:

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Pope Benedict’s remarks at the chapel of the Cenacle

VATICAN CITY — Here is the Vatican text of Pope Benedict XVI’s remarks during a visit with the Catholic ordinaries of the Holy Land to the Chapel of the Cenacle in Jerusalem. The chapel is the upper room of Jesus’ … Continue reading

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Pope Benedict’s remarks during visit to chief rabbis of Jerusalem

VATICAN CITY — Here is the Vatican text of Pope Benedict XVI’s remarks during a courtesy visit to two chief rabbis of Jerusalem at the Hechal Shlomo center:

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Pope Benedict’s written prayer left at Jerusalem’s Western Wall

VATICAN CITY — Here is the Vatican text of Pope Benedict XVI’s written prayer he left during a visit to Jerusalem’s Western Wall: God of all the ages, on my visit to Jerusalem, the “City of Peace”, spiritual home to … Continue reading

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Pope Benedict’s remarks during visit to the Dome of the Rock

VATICAN CITY — Here is the Vatican text of Pope Benedict XVI’s remarks at the Dome of the Rock in Jerusalem during a courtesy visit with the grand mufti:

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