EWTN's exclusive 15-minute interview with Cardinal-Archbishop Jorge Mario Bergoglio of Buenos Aires, now Pope Francis. Conducted just six months ago, the future pope discusses His Holiness Benedict XVI's call for a Year of Faith, Latin America as a … [More]
I agree, let us wait and see. Can't remember the bishop's name from Rome who stated he believes that one day the novus ordo will no longer exist. Let's hope he's right. I believe he is.. How could it not..with the liturgical abuses as they are.
@Bonifatius-Franz ... saw that vid the other day..was very disappointing. Let's hope and pray that he will offer and openly defend the use of the ancient and holy Latin Mass. After Benedict XVI stated that the "liturgical reform was a rupture integrated into the Church" .. who could ever dismiss such an honest interpretation of the novus ordo...I don't see how any pope would not pursue the traditional Latin Mass throughout the world. And quickly discipline those who work against it. Let us … [More]
“Let us not forget that hatred, envy and pride defile our lives. Being protectors, then, also means keeping watch over our emotions, over our hearts, because they are the seat of good and evil intentions: intentions that build up and tear down. We must not be afraid of goodness or even tenderness”, Pope Francis (Feast of St Joseph).
The Holy Father does speak English but has chosen to primarily communicate in Italian whilst settling into his new position as Bishop of Rome. He is fluent in Spanish and additionally speaks French and German (if required).