The Joy of Knowing Christ: Meditations on the Gospels ebook
by Pope Benedict XVI
The following is a list of Papal encyclicals written by Pope Benedict XVI. A Papal encyclical is a letter usually treating some aspect of Catholic doctrine sent by the Pope and addressed to Catholic bishops.
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Like his predecessor Pope John Paul II, Benedict XVI is theologically conservative and his teaching and prolific writings defend traditional Catholic doctrine and values. During his papacy, Benedict XVI has advocated a return to fundamental Christian values to counter the increased secularisation of many developed countries.
Pope Benedict's own joy in Christ is totally infectious. Arranged to follow through Christ's life, a good partner for the author's more cerebal 'Jesus of Nazareth' Ideal for reading slowly, one a day, as a springboard for quiet prayer or for deepening understanding of the hidden depths of scripture or as an introduction to Christian faith. 21 people found this helpful.
The Priority of Christ.
Pope Benedict XVI is a retired prelate of the Catholic Church who served as head of the Church and sovereign of the Vatican City State from 2005 until his resignation in. .Frederick: Word Among Us Press.
Pope Benedict XVI is a retired prelate of the Catholic Church who served as head of the Church and sovereign of the Vatican City State from 2005 until his resignation in 2013. Benedict's election as pope occurred in the 2005 papal conclave that followed the death of Pope John Paul II. Benedict chose to be known by the title "pope emeritus" upon his resignation. ISBN 978-1-59325-151-2.
Knowing that there is a God who is good, who knows us, who is near to us-this is truly the gospel, the good news that brings us joy. And the Holy Father is the bearer of good news in these fifty-five reflections on passages from the gospels. A strong advocate of lectio divina, the prayerful reading of Scripture, Pope Benedict has said this practice has the potential to bring about a "new spiritual springtime" in the Church.
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Our Pope is on the way to bear a heavy cross nowadays. When we read his teachings and writings, it sparks a light that only could come from God. His not alone
Our Pope is on the way to bear a heavy cross nowadays. His not alone. He has God with him all the way along.
Frederick: Word Among Us Press. Offers a detailed analysis of Jesus Christ's final week in Jerusalem, examining the political and scholarly aspects of Jesus' life, teaching and resurrection. Though Pope Benedict published numerous works when he was a cardinal and before, this is only the second book he has authored during his papacy; the English translation has been published by Ignatius Press in 2011.
Benedict XVI served as pope of the Roman Catholic Church from 2005 to.
Benedict XVI served as pope of the Roman Catholic Church from 2005 to 2013. He is best known for his rigid views on Catholicism and topics such as birth control and homosexuality. May you always experience the joy that comes from putting Christ at the center of your lives. He will continue to be known as Benedict XVI in his retirement and has been given the title of pope emeritus. Though Benedict has no further administrative or official duties and rarely appears in public, he did join Pope Francis on December 8, 2015, as he pushed open the great bronze doors of St. Peter's Basilica to launch his Holy Year of Mercy.