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terça-feira, 25 de dezembro de 2012

Pope: Homily at Christmas Vigil Mass (full text)


(Vatican Radio) Pope Benedict XVI led the Universal Church in joyous celebrations for the birth of Our Lord Christmas Eve in Mass attended by thousands and broadcast globally from St. Peter’s Basilica. During his homily he posed a question to believers and non-believers alike: Will people find room in their hectic, technology-driven lives for children, the poor and God?. He also also prayed that Israelis and Palestinians live in peace and freedom, and asked the faithful to pray for strife-torn Syria as well as Lebanon and Iraq.

Below the full text of Pope Benedict XVI’s Homily at Christmas Mass 2012
Homily Christmas Vigil

Dear Brothers and Sisters!
Again and again the beauty of this Gospel touches our hearts: a beauty that is the splendour of truth. Again and again it astonishes us that ...»