domenica 27 novembre 2016

Welcome to the club: Cardinal-elders talk about Pope's 80th birthday
CNS - Catholic Register
(Cindy Wooden) Three years ago Pope Francis described retired Pope Benedict XVI as being like a wise grandfather, although there is less than 10 years' difference in their ages; today, Pope Francis tends to include himself in the category of grandfatherly figures. -- "You, or better we – because I, too, am one of you – are called to work for the development of a culture of life, witnessing that every stage of existence is a gift from God and has its own beauty and importance, even if it is marked by fragility," the Pope told 7,000 Italian grandparents during a meeting in October. (...)