Sep 10, 2006 - 12:00 am .- Completing his first full day in Munich, Pope Benedict XVI prayed Vespers, or evening prayer, at the Cathedral of Munich. Among the participants were several children who are preparing for their First Communion, their families, and catechists of the archdiocese.
Sep 10, 2006 - 12:00 am .- Pope Benedict XVI celebrated the first public Mass of his trip to Bavaria this morning, telling his countrymen while Germany is admired for its scientific and technical prowess and even noted for its social concern for those in need, that it is lacking in faith.
Sep 10, 2006 - 12:00 am .- Following a Mass at Munich’s New Fairgrounds, Pope Benedict XVI led the crowd of faithful in praying the Angelus, a prayer recalling the annunciation of God being made man in the womb of the Virgin Mary. The Pope pointed out the great devotion the people of Bavaria have to Mary, the “supreme example,” of the attitude of seeing God at the center of life.