Category: Pope Benedict XVI

Co-Workers of the Truth 8/22

From the epistles of Saint Paul we can see how important the ministry of devout women was for his apostolic work.  In the sixteenth chapter of the Epistle to the Romans, for example, he calls Phoebe a “deaconess” of the…

Co-Workers of the Truth 8/21

The Church assumed that everyone who celebrated Mass would have to say: “I have sinned, Lord; look not upon my sins.”  It was obligatory invocation of every priest. Like every other priest, the bishops, even the pope, had to recite…

Co-Workers of the Truth 8/20

Motherhood and virginity (the two highest values in which a woman realizes her deepest vocation) have become values that are opposed to those which are currently dominant. Woman, who is creative in the truest sense of the word since she…