Archive of February 25, 2013

Cardinal Wuerl thanks Pope for guidance and humble example

Feb 25, 2013 - 05:05 pm .- Pope Benedict’s eight years of service to the Church should leave the faithful filled with gratitude and renewed in both faith and love, said Cardinal Donald W. Wuerl of Washington, D.C.

Spanish bishop says Benedict is latest in line of holy Popes

Feb 25, 2013 - 04:06 pm .- Throughout the past century, God has blessed the Church with exceptional Popes, including Benedict XVI, said Bishop Demetrio Fernandez of Cordoba, Spain.

Pope Benedict allows earlier conclave, extends secrecy oath

Feb 25, 2013 - 09:24 am .- Pope Benedict XVI has changed Church law allowing cardinals to vote earlier for the new Pope, provided that they are all in Rome.

Vatican sets dates for 2015 World Meeting of Families

Feb 25, 2013 - 09:10 am .- The Holy See has announced the dates for the eighth World Meeting of Families, officially confirming that the event will be held in Philadelphia Sept. 22-27, 2015. 

Cardinal Keith O’Brien resigns, will not go to conclave

Feb 25, 2013 - 05:55 am .- Pope Benedict XVI has accepted Cardinal Keith P. O’Brien’s resignation, and the cardinal has announced he will not attend the conclave.

Cardinal Bertone calls contemplatives to pray for conclave

Feb 25, 2013 - 04:31 am .- The Vatican Secretary of State has written to the world’s nuns and monks to ask for their prayers for the conclave to elect his successor

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