A quick note on Benedict’s departure: His departure is sad, but I am over the sadness and happy for him. If Peter Seewald’s report is true…
‘[Pope Benedict XVI's] hearing had gone down, he was blind in the left eye, his body had grown thinner,’ Seewald wrote in German magazine Focus and Italian Corriere della Sera.”
…then I do not begrudge him retirement... More
This is about the most awesome thing I have ever seen:
Now that’s how you welcome a cardinal home!
Ph/t: White Monks at Sri Lanka via Whispers.