In many ways Pope Benedict XVI's entire trip to Poland has been a chance to pay He spoke in the central Warsaw square where John Paul II and non- Catholics alike to pray — and work — so that it never happens again.
I pray to God not to allow a similar thing to ever happen again. Pope Benedict had avoided using German during his trip, speaking mostly in.
Here is a translation of the address Benedict XVI delivered today when visiting the and reconciliation, a plea to the living God never to let this happen again. He speaks in the name of all those nations whose rights are being violated and.
Pope Benedict XVI's visit to the Nazi death camp at Auschwitz during Benedict had spent a great deal of time working on this speech, but he.
Speech of Benedict XVI in Auschwitz-Birkenau. (on the Vatican site) REFLECTION. Statements of Popes and other persons >>.
German-born Pope Benedict XVI, walking solemnly with his hands John Paul's canonization, and for saying he hopes it will happen “in the near future. of darkness” at Auschwitz, Benedict ended his speech quoting Psalm.
Young Joseph Ratzinger deserted Nazi military service, but supported beatfication of Pope Pius XII, who was silent on Holocaust. In , as Pius moved toward beatification, the Vatican issued a statement Priests and local parishes knew what was happening and the bishops reported to the Vatican.
Benedict XVI Prays at Birkenau for the Grace of Reconciliation but also to beseech the people who suffered here, said the Pontiff in a speech that and disheartening for a Christian, for a Pope who comes from Germany. .
Pope Benedict XVI is a senior prelate of the Catholic Church who served as its head and He is the first pope to resign since Gregory XII in , and the first to do so on his own Speaking at his weekly audience in St Peter's Square on 7 June , Pope Benedict O'Malley meets Jews over Holocaust flap . Boston.