Archive of March 4, 2007 :: Catholic News Agency (CNA)
Archive of March 4, 2007

Prayer a question of “life or death,” Pope Benedict says

Mar 4, 2007 - 12:37 pm .- Speaking from his window overlooking St. Peter’s Square this Sunday.  Pope Benedict XVI reflected on the tremendous importance of prayer in the life of Christians, especially in light of today's Gospel readings. "The evangelist Luke underlines that Jesus went up the mountain 'to pray' (9,28) with the Apostles Peter, James and John." According to Benedict, "For the three Apostles, going up the mountain means being involved in the prayer of Jesus."