30 June, 2013

Francis praised Ratzinger: "He decided with courage and conscience" - Vatican Insider

Pope Francis prayed the Angelus on Sunday with faithful gathered in St Peter’s Square. In remarks before the traditional prayer of Marian devotion, the Holy Father spoke of the conscience as the interior space in which we can listen to and hear the truth, the good, the voice of God. Pope Francis praised his predecessor, Benedict XVI, as a model of docile attention to the voice of one’s conscience.


“Pope Benedict XVI has given us a great example in this sense,” he said. “When the Lord had made it clear, in prayer, what was the step he had to take, he followed, with a great sense of discernment and courage, his conscience, that is the will of God speaking to his heart.
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Francis praised Ratzinger: "He decided with courage and conscience" - Vatican Insider

1 comment:

  1. Anonymous30 June, 2013

    A great example for Cardinals, Archbishops, Bishops, and Priests to follow.
    Now, if they have Faith, will they follow?
    I guess they have to listen to their conscience , so that may prove to be a Bridge Too Far.

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