Lenten ashes are call to repentance
Feb 23 2012
Receiving ashes at the beginning of Lent is a call to repentance and humility and a sign that believers know that death will not have the final word in their lives, Pope Benedict XVI said.
Cardinal's ring is symbolic
Feb 19 2012
The gold cardinal's ring that Pope Benedict XVI gave to Cardinal Edwin F. O'Brien features figures of Ss. Peter and Paul.
Pope creates 22 cardinals
Feb 18 2012
In a ceremony steeped in tradition, the Archdiocese of Baltimore’s apostolic administrator and archbishop emeritus, Edwin F. O’Brien, was elevated Feb. 18 by Pope Benedict XVI to the rank of cardinal.
Something old, new, borrowed and red
Feb 14 2012
Something old, something new, something borrowed and something red will be part of the mix Feb. 18 when Pope Benedict XVI creates new cardinals.
Pope: Lent is a time to help others
Feb 07 2012
VATICAN CITY - In his Lenten message, Pope Benedict XVI called on the faithful to be concerned for one another and “not to remain isolated and indifferent” to the fate of others.