Pope Benedict XVI
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Pope Benedict XVI

@mattfradd: "The Church is not self-made, it was created by God and is continuously formed by Him. This finds expression in the Sacramen…
@mattfradd: "I would say it simply: No one can give that which he doesn't personally possess, which means we cannot transmit the Holy Sp…
"Man is becoming a technological object while vanishing to an ever greater degree as a human subject, and he has only himself to…
Collected: 26 May 18
#ALDUBAnniversaryin5Days @lynieg88 @wengcookie @pinkyfaye @salvadortrish21 @sherrypie18 @iam_ginghs @ReynangSaltik…
Collected: 11 Jul 18
In 2009, Pope Benedict XVI excommunicated a 9-year-old for having her pregnancy with twins terminated. Giving birth would…
Collected: 26 May 18
"Freedom is not only a gift but a summons to personal responsibility" - Pope Benedict XVI #Happy4thofJuly
Collected: 4 Jul 18
41 years ago Joseph Ratzinger, future Pope Benedict XVI, was ordained bishop and became Metropolitan of the Archdiocese…
Collected: 28 May 18
"Truth is not determined by majority vote." -Pope Benedict XVI https://t.co/vlLmTlbVzC
Collected: 25 May 18
"The organ has always been considered, and rightly so, the king of musical instruments, because it takes up all the sounds…
Collected: 16 Jun 18
Today is the Feast of Our Lady of Sheshan. During yesterday's General Audience, Pope Francis asked that we pray for Chinese Ca…
Collected: 24 May 18
“Dear friends, may no adversity paralyze you. Be afraid neither of the world, nor of the future, nor of your weakness. The…
Collected: 13 Jul 18
That's EXACTLY what it is. Because of the Catholic Church's cover-up of the Priests' sex abuse going back decades, it cost…
Collected: 7 Jul 18
"It is theologically and anthropologically important for woman to be at the center of Christianity. Through Mary, and the…
Collected: 8 Jun 18
"The Church is not self-made, it was created by God and is continuously formed by Him. This finds expression in the Sacramen…
Collected: 22 Jul 18
"It is the paradox of history that each generation is converted by the saint who contradicts it most." – G.K. Chestert…
Collected: 14 Jun 18
Pope Benedict XVI on #StKateriTekakwitha: “May her example help us to live where we are, loving Jesus without denying who w…
Collected: 14 Jul 18
"God's heart calls to our hearts, inviting us to come out of ourselves, to forsake our human certainties, to trust in him and,…
Collected: 26 Jun 18
"The strongest proof that we are made in the image of the Trinity is this: Love alone makes us happy because we live in…
Collected: 27 May 18
12 years ago the apostolic journey of Pope Benedict XVI to Poland took place. Benedict XVI visited Warsaw and places co…
Collected: 25 May 18
She, along w/ Pope Benedict XVI are the last great figures on the world stage who witnessed the 20th century jackboots of…
Collected: 10 Jul 18
"What earlier generations held as sacred, remains sacred and great for us too, and it cannot be all of a sudden entirely fo…
Collected: 7 Jul 18
[24] I said once in my Bible expositions that, “If you are going to believe the present Pope Benedict XVI, you have to…
Collected: 17 Jun 18
I often have to remind myself of this, especially when I begin to complain too much. "The world promises you comfort, b…
Collected: 25 Jun 18
Ten years ago Richard Sipe published an open letter to Pope Benedict XVI that he had evidence concerning Card. McCarri…
Collected: 21 Jun 18
Pope Benedict XVI said “There is a clear link between the crisis in faith and the crisis in marriage.” On today’s blog…
Collected: 17 Jul 18
"Psychotherapy....cannot overcome guilt. ....and that is why it so often fails. Only the sacrament, the authority from G…
Collected: 10 Jul 18
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Banking Cartel's agents sign "interim financial statements" (See Pope Benedict XVI https://t.co/Eb5Ef7v46X The Global De…

Banking Cartel's agents sign "interim financial statements" (See Pope Benedict XVI https://t.co/Eb5Ef7v46X The Global De…

"With the Eucharist, therefore, heaven comes down to earth, the tomorrow of God descends into the present and it is as if ti…
Collected: 3 Jun 18
During “Sticky & Sweet Tour” show at the Olympic Stadium in Rome, Madonna dedicated "Like a Virgin" to Pope Benedict XV…
Collected: 3 Jun 18
On this day in 1977, Joseph Ratzinger, the future Pope Benedict XVI, received his Episcopal Consecration as Metropolitan A…
Collected: 29 May 18
The world offers u comfort. But u were not made for comfort. U were made for greatness. -Pope Benedict XVI
Collected: 12 Jul 18
True friends challenge us and help us to be faithful on our journey. Pope Benedict XVI #friends #dogs #funny #fun #friend…
Collected: 10 Jul 18
Personally I would read Pope Benedict XVI's grocery list over anything the Pope Francis has written. I suspect it would co…
Collected: 10 Jul 18
"Art is capable of making visible our need to go beyond what we see, and it reveals our thirst for infinite beauty, for…
Collected: 9 Jul 18
"Our understanding is limited: thus it is the Spirit's mission to introduce the Church, in an ever new way from generation to…
Collected: 26 Jun 18
Truth draws strength from itself and not from the number of votes in its favour. ~ Pope Benedict XVI #NeverAgain #NoToEJK…
Collected: 15 Jun 18
@rcjhawk86 This Pope was elected under unusual circumstances. Remember Pope Benedict XVI suddenly resigned and then a soci…
Collected: 29 May 18
"It is only the rock of total, irrevocable love between a man and a woman that can serve as the foundation on which to build a…
Collected: 29 May 18
Christian faith and ethics do not wish to stifle love, but to make it healthy, strong, & truly free: this is the exact…
Collected: 29 May 18
The Francis Effect: Sharp drop in U.S. church attendance A Gallop poll found that Catholic church attendance in the Unit…
Collected: 28 May 18
'Unity can only exist as a gift of God’s Spirit who will give us a new heart and a new language, a new ability to communica…
Collected: 24 May 18
Was Pope Benedict XVI blackmailed into abdication? Money, sex and modernism https://t.co/1DHLTChkiF

Money, sex and modernism

An article by Italian journalist Maurizio Blondet is making the rounds alleging that Pope Benedict XVI was blackmailed into abdication by forces allied with SWIFT (the Society for Worldwide Interbank Financial Telecommunication), which had a hand in the shutdown of ATM and bank card services at the Vatican in January of 2012
Money, sex and modernism

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Mary Mallon on Twitter

Without the Eucharist, the Church simply does not exist ~ Pope Benedict XVI #Catholic https://t.co/9r7ZpE55Hd

Without the Eucharist, the Church simply does not exist ~ Pope Benedict XVI #Catholic https://t.co/9r7ZpE55Hd

DISGUSTING. The FILTH within the #Catholic Church of which Pope Benedict XVI spoke of in an interview with Peter Seewal…
Collected: 21 Jun 18
VATICAN CITY — Pope Benedict XVI has revised traditional Roman Catholic teaching on so-called “limbo,” approving a church r…
Collected: 17 Jun 18
Another thought for Corpus Christi: "Eucharistic communion includes the reality both of being loved and of loving others in…
Collected: 3 Jun 18
@PopCrave Pope Francis SNAPPED. Pope Benedict XVI could never
Collected: 22 May 18
"The faithful expect only one thing from priests: that they be specialists in promoting the encounter between man and God. Th…
Collected: 10 Jul 18
because violence committed against one single human being is violence against all" - Pope Benedict XVI #Holocaust https://t…
Collected: 31 May 18
Kneeling before the Eucharist is a profession of freedom: those who bow to Jesus cannot prostrate themselves before any ear…
Collected: 29 May 18