Archive of October 28, 2007 :: Catholic News Agency (CNA)
Archive of October 28, 2007

Holy Father's Angelus on martyrdom in everyday life

Oct 28, 2007 - 12:53 pm .- After the beatification of 498 Spanish martyrs today in St. Peter’s square, the pope addressed the people in his weekly Angelus reminding them that martyrdom is not only asked of a specific few.   “Martyrdom is not an exception reserved only to a few individuals, but realistic eventuality for the whole Christian people.”    The Holy Father continued, “Those who have given the supreme witness of their blood have been men and women, young and old, from all walks of life and every position of social standing.”

Prime Minister of Iceland meets with Vatican officials

Oct 28, 2007 - 11:07 am .- Friday morning, Pope Benedict received Geir H. Haarde in audience.  Prime Minister Haarde met with Cardinal Bertone and the secretary for Relations with States, Archbishop Dominique Mamberti.