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Documents and Speeches by

Pope Benedict XVI Details

Documents (297)TypeDateAscending
Solemnity of Mary, Mother of God English español (Spanish) français (French) Italiano (Italian)Homily2006.01.01
Visit to the Crèche of the Sanitation Workers in Porta Cavalleggeri - Rome English español (Spanish) Italiano (Italian)Speech2006.01.05
To the members of the College of Personnel of the Pontifical Antechamber English español (Spanish) français (French) Italiano (Italian)Speech2006.01.05
Solemnity of the Epiphany of the Lord English español (Spanish) français (French) Italiano (Italian)Homily2006.01.06
To the Vatican Gentlemen-in-waiting English español (Spanish) français (French) Italiano (Italian)Speech2006.01.07
To the leaders of the World Alliance of Reformed Churches English español (Spanish) français (French)

 ecumenism 

Speech2006.01.07
Feast of the Baptism of the Lord English español (Spanish) français (French) Italiano (Italian)Homily2006.01.08
To the Diplomatic Corps accredited to the Holy See for the traditional exchange of New Year Greetings English español (Spanish) français (French) Italiano (Italian)

 diplomacy 

Speech2006.01.09
To the Community of the Neocatechumenal Way English español (Spanish) français (French) Italiano (Italian)

 Neocatechumenal Way 

Speech2006.01.12
To the administrators of the Region of Lazio, and the City and Province of Rome English español (Spanish) français (French) Italiano (Italian)Speech2006.01.12
To the Pontifical Gestatorial Chair Bearers English español (Spanish) français (French) Italiano (Italian)Speech2006.01.13
To the Management and Staff of the Inspectorate of Public Security at the Vatican English español (Spanish) français (French) Italiano (Italian)Speech2006.01.14
To Doctor Riccardo Di Segni, Chief Rabbi of Rome English español (Spanish) français (French) Italiano (Italian)

 Jews 

Speech2006.01.16
To an ecumenical delegation from Finland for the feast of St Henrik English español (Spanish) français (French)

 Finland   Lutheran Church 

Speech2006.01.19
To the community of Almo Collegio Capranica English español (Spanish) français (French) Italiano (Italian)Speech2006.01.20
To participants in the meeting organized by the Pontifical Council Cor Unum English español (Spanish) français (French) Italiano (Italian)Speech2006.01.23
For the 40th World Communications Day (2006) English español (Spanish) français (French) Italiano (Italian)

 communication 

Message2006.01.24
On the occasion of the Ninth General Assembly of the World Council of Churches in Porto Alegre, Brazil English español (Spanish) français (French)

 ecumenism 

Letter2006.01.25
Conclusion of the Week of Prayer for Christian Unity 2006 English español (Spanish) français (French) Italiano (Italian)

 ecumenism 

Homily2006.01.25
To participants in the Assembly of Delegates of Churches, Episcopal Conferences, Communities and Ecumenical Organizations of Europe English español (Spanish) français (French) Italiano (Italian)

 ecumenism 

Speech2006.01.26
To the Christian Association of Italian Workers - ACLI English español (Spanish) français (French) Italiano (Italian)Speech2006.01.27
To the Bishops of the Episcopal Conference of the Democratic Republic of Congo on their ad Limina visit English español (Spanish) français (French) Italiano (Italian)

 Congo [Kinshasa] 

Speech2006.01.27
To the Prelate Auditors, Officials and Advocates of the Tribunal of the Roman Rota English español (Spanish) français (French) Italiano (Italian)Speech2006.01.28
For the 20th Anniversary of the National Cuban Ecclesial Meeting (ENEC) English español (Spanish) français (French) Italiano (Italian)

 Cuba 

Letter2006.02.02
For the 1st anniversary of the death of Mons. Luigi Giussani English español (Spanish) français (French) Italiano (Italian)

 movement 

Letter2006.02.02
For the 10th Day of Consecrated Life (2006) English español (Spanish) français (French) Italiano (Italian)

 religious 

Message2006.02.02
For the 10th Day of Consecrated Life (2006) English español (Spanish) français (French) Italiano (Italian)

 religious 

Homily2006.02.02
To the Bishops of the Episcopal Conference of the Democratic Republic of Congo on their ad Limina visit English español (Spanish) français (French) Italiano (Italian)

 Congo [Kinshasa] 

Speech2006.02.06
To the participants of the Plenary Assembly of the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith English español (Spanish) français (French) Italiano (Italian)Speech2006.02.10
At the end of the Mass for the 14th World Day of the Sick English español (Spanish) français (French) Italiano (Italian)

 sick 

Speech2006.02.11
Letter to Patriarch Aleksij II of Moscow and All The Russias English español (Spanish) français (French) Italiano (Italian)

 ecumenism   Russia   Russian Orthodox Church 

Letter2006.02.17
To the College of Writers of the magazine La Civiltà Cattolica English español (Spanish) français (French) Italiano (Italian)Speech2006.02.17
To the Permanent Deacons of the Rome Diocese English español (Spanish) français (French) Italiano (Italian)Speech2006.02.18
To the Bishops of the Episcopal Conference of Senegal, Mauritania, Cape Verde and Guinea Bissau on their ad Limina visit English español (Spanish) français (French) Italiano (Italian)

 Cape Verde   Guinea-Bissau   Mauritania   Senegal 

Speech2006.02.20
To the members of the John Paul II Foundation for the Sahel English español (Spanish) français (French) Italiano (Italian)Speech2006.02.20
To the Ambassador of Morocco to the Holy See English español (Spanish) français (French)

 Morocco 

Speech2006.02.20
Letter to Cardinal Lubomyr Husar, Major Archbishop of Kyiv-Halič English español (Spanish) français (French) Italiano (Italian)

 Eastern Churches   Ukrainian Church 

Letter2006.02.22
For the 21st World Youth Day (2006) English español (Spanish) français (French) Italiano (Italian)

 youth 

Message2006.02.22
To the Bishops of the Episcopal Conference of Bosnia and Herzegovina on their ad Limina visit English español (Spanish) français (French) Italiano (Italian)

 Bosnia and Herzegovina 

Speech2006.02.24
Visit to the Pontifical Roman Major Seminary on occasion of the Feast of Our Lady of Trust English español (Spanish) français (French) Italiano (Italian)Speech2006.02.25
To the Members of the XVII Group of the Municipal Police of Rome English español (Spanish) Italiano (Italian)Speech2006.02.25
To the Members of the Saint Peter's Circle English español (Spanish) français (French) Italiano (Italian)Speech2006.02.25
To the participants of the General Assembly of the Pontifical Academy for Life and International Congress on the theme of 'The Human Embryo before Implantation' English español (Spanish) français (French) Italiano (Italian)

 bioethics 

Speech2006.02.27
To a group of priests and seminarians of the Theological College of Apostoliki Diakonia (Greek Orthodox Church) English español (Spanish) français (French) Italiano (Italian)

 Greek Orthodox Church 

Speech2006.02.27
Ash Wednesday English español (Spanish) français (French) Italiano (Italian)Homily2006.03.01
Meeting with the Clergy of the Rome Diocese English español (Spanish) français (French) Italiano (Italian)

 Rome 

Speech2006.03.02
For the 5th centenary of the birth of St. Francis Xavier español (Spanish) latine (Latin)

 saint 

Letter2006.03.03
Visit to the Vatican Radio Station English español (Spanish) français (French) Italiano (Italian)

 radio 

Speech2006.03.03
For the 4th centenary of the death of St. Turibius of Mogrovejo español (Spanish) français (French) latine (Latin)

 saint 

Letter2006.03.04
To the Members of UCID (Christian Union of Entrepreneurs and Managers) English español (Spanish) français (French) Italiano (Italian)Speech2006.03.04
For the 43rd World Day for Vocations (2006) English español (Spanish) français (French) Italiano (Italian)

 vocation 

Message2006.03.05
During the vigil of prayer for the 4th European Day of University Students English español (Spanish) français (French) Italiano (Italian)

 university 

Speech2006.03.11
At the conclusion of the annual Lenten retreat held for the Roman Curia English español (Spanish) français (French) Italiano (Italian)Speech2006.03.11
To the participants in an international Congress organized by the Congregation for the Evangelization of Peoples on the 40th anniversary of the Conciliar Decree Ad gentes English español (Spanish) français (French) Italiano (Italian)Speech2006.03.11
To the members of the American Jewish Committee English español (Spanish) français (French) Italiano (Italian)

 Jews 

Speech2006.03.16
To the participants in the Plenary Assembly of the Pontifical Council for Social Communications English español (Spanish) français (French) Italiano (Italian)Speech2006.03.17
To the Bishops of the Episcopal Conference of Cameroon on their 'ad Limina' visit English español (Spanish) français (French) Italiano (Italian)

 Cameroon 

Speech2006.03.18
To the participants in the Meeting of Representatives of the Holy See to the International Organizations English español (Spanish) français (French) Italiano (Italian)

 nuncio 

Speech2006.03.18
Mass for Workers English español (Spanish) français (French) Italiano (Italian)

 worker 

Homily2006.03.19
To the members of the Synod of the Bishops of the Armenian Catholic Patriarchal Church and Armenian pilgrims English español (Spanish) français (French) Italiano (Italian)

 Armenian Church 

Speech2006.03.20
For the 4th centenary of the death of St. Turibius of Mogrovejo español (Spanish) Italiano (Italian)

 saint 

Message2006.03.23
Ordinary Public Consistory for the creation of new Cardinals English español (Spanish) français (French) Italiano (Italian)Homily2006.03.24
For the 17th centenary of the martyrdom of St. Liberatore latine (Latin)

 saint 

Letter2006.03.25
Eucharistic Concelebration with the new Cardinals and presentation of the cardinalitial ring English español (Spanish) français (French) Italiano (Italian)Homily2006.03.25
To the Pastoral Workers after the celebration of Holy Mass in the Roman parish of Dio Padre Misericordioso English español (Spanish) français (French) Italiano (Italian)

 Rome 

Speech2006.03.26
To the newly created Cardinals, their family members and pilgrims present at the Consistory English español (Spanish) français (French) Italiano (Italian)Speech2006.03.27
Greeting at the conclusion of the screening of the film 'Karol, a Pope who Remained a Man' English español (Spanish) français (French) Italiano (Italian)

 movie 

Speech2006.03.30
To the participants of the Congress promoted by the European People's Party English español (Spanish) français (French) Italiano (Italian)

 Europe 

Speech2006.03.30
To the participants in the Seminar organized by the Congregation for Catholic Education (for Seminaries and Educational Institutions) English español (Spanish) français (French) Italiano (Italian)Speech2006.04.01
Rosary promoted by the Diocese of Rome on the 1st anniversary of the death of Pope John Paul II English español (Spanish) français (French) Italiano (Italian)Speech2006.04.02
To the Bishops of the Episcopal Conference of the Ivory Coast on their ad Limina visit English español (Spanish) français (French) Italiano (Italian)

 Cote d’Ivoire 

Speech2006.04.03
For the 1st anniversary of the death of Pope John Paul II English español (Spanish) français (French) Italiano (Italian)Homily2006.04.03
To the Patriarch of Alexandria for the Coptic Catholics for the concession of ecclesial communion English español (Spanish) français (French) Italiano (Italian)

 Coptic Church   Eastern Churches 

Letter2006.04.06
Meeting with the young people of the Diocese of Rome in preparation for the celebration of the 21st World Youth Day English español (Spanish) français (French) Italiano (Italian)

 youth 

Speech2006.04.06
To a delegation of the Znak Publishing House of Krakow English español (Spanish) français (French) Italiano (Italian)

 publishing 

Speech2006.04.08
Palm Sunday - 21st World Youth Day English español (Spanish) français (French) Italiano (Italian)

 youth 

Homily2006.04.09
To the participants at the International Meeting of UNIV 2006 English español (Spanish) français (French) Italiano (Italian)Speech2006.04.10
To Priests for Holy Thursday English español (Spanish) français (French) Italiano (Italian)

 priest 

Letter2006.04.13
Mass of the Lord's Supper English español (Spanish) français (French) Italiano (Italian)Homily2006.04.13
Chrism Mass English español (Spanish) français (French) Italiano (Italian)Homily2006.04.13
At the end of the Way of the Cross English español (Spanish) français (French) Italiano (Italian)Speech2006.04.14
Easter Vigil English español (Spanish) français (French) Italiano (Italian)Homily2006.04.15
Urbi et Orbi Message for Easter Sunday 2006 English español (Spanish) français (French) Italiano (Italian)

 Easter 

Message2006.04.16
Concert offered by the Council of Rome to commemorate the first anniversary of Pope Benedict XVI's election as Bishop of Rome and also the Birthday of the City English español (Spanish) français (French) Italiano (Italian)

 concert 

Speech2006.04.21
Pilgrimage to the tomb of St. Peter promoted by the Jesuits English español (Spanish) français (French) Italiano (Italian)Speech2006.04.22
To the participants of the Plenary Session of the Congregation for the Causes of Saints English español (Spanish) français (French) Italiano (Italian)

 saints 

Letter2006.04.24
To the Bishops of the Episcopal Conference of Ghana on their 'ad Limina' visit English español (Spanish) français (French) Italiano (Italian)

 Ghana 

Speech2006.04.24
For the 12th Plenary Session of the Pontifical Academy of Social Sciences English español (Spanish) français (French) Italiano (Italian)

 children   social   youth 

Letter2006.04.27
To the members of the Pontifical Biblical Commission English español (Spanish) français (French) Italiano (Italian)Speech2006.04.27
For World Day for Missions 2006 English español (Spanish) français (French) Italiano (Italian)

 mission 

Message2006.04.29
Visit to the Roman Shrine of Divine Love English español (Spanish) français (French) Italiano (Italian)

 Rome 

Speech2006.05.01
Visit to the Roman Shrine of Divine Love English español (Spanish) français (French) Italiano (Italian)Speech2006.05.01
To the former Swiss Guards and to the participants in the “march” organized on the occasion of the 5th centenary of the foundation of the Swiss Guard English español (Spanish) français (French) Italiano (Italian)Speech2006.05.04
To the members of the Papal Foundation English español (Spanish) français (French) Italiano (Italian)Speech2006.05.05
For the 5th centenary of the Foundation of the Swiss Guards English español (Spanish) français (French) Italiano (Italian)Homily2006.05.06
Priestly Ordination of the Deacons of the Diocese of Rome English español (Spanish) français (French) Italiano (Italian)

 ordination   Rome 

Homily2006.05.07
To the National Directors of the Pontifical Mission Societies English español (Spanish) français (French) Italiano (Italian)Speech2006.05.08
To the Bishops of the Québec Episcopal Conference of Canada on their 'ad Limina' visit English español (Spanish) français (French) Italiano (Italian)

 Canada 

Speech2006.05.11
To the participants in the International Congress sponsored by the John Paul II Institute for Studies on Marriage and Family English español (Spanish) français (French) Italiano (Italian)Speech2006.05.11
To the Community of the Roman College of «S. Maria dell'Anima» español (Spanish) français (French)Speech2006.05.12
For the 25 year remembrance of the assassination attempt of the Servant of God John Paul II español (Spanish) français (French) Italiano (Italian)Letter2006.05.13
To the participants in the Pilgrimage of the «Bayerische Gebirgsschützen» español (Spanish) français (French)Speech2006.05.13
To the participants of the Plenary Assembly for the Pontifical Council for the Family English español (Spanish) français (French) Italiano (Italian)Speech2006.05.13
To the new Ambassador of Bulgaria to the Holy See English español (Spanish) français (French)

 Bulgaria 

Speech2006.05.13
To the Superior General of the Society of Jesus on the 50th anniversary of the Encyclical 'Haurietis Aquas' English español (Spanish) français (French) Italiano (Italian)

 Jesuits   Sacred Heart 

Letter2006.05.15
To the participants at the Plenary Session of the Pontifical Council for the Pastoral Care of Migrants and Itinerant People English español (Spanish) français (French) Italiano (Italian)Speech2006.05.15
For the 25th anniversary of diplomatic relations with the Holy See latine (Latin)

 Singapore 

Letter2006.05.18
To the new Ambassador of Australia to the Holy See English français (French)

 Australia 

Speech2006.05.18
To the new Ambassador of the Republic of India to the Holy See English français (French)

 India 

Speech2006.05.18
To the participants in the General Assembly of the Italian Episcopal Conference English español (Spanish) français (French) Italiano (Italian)

 Italy 

Speech2006.05.18
To the new Ambassador of the Republic of Moldova to the Holy See English français (French)

 Modolva 

Speech2006.05.18
To the new Ambassador of Cape Verde to the Holy See English français (French)

 Cape Verde 

Speech2006.05.18
To the new Ambassador of Chad to the Holy See English français (French)

 Chad 

Speech2006.05.18
To the new Ambassadors to the Holy See on the occasion of the presentation of the Letters of Credence English español (Spanish) français (French)

 diplomacy 

Speech2006.05.18
To the participants in the Meeting sponsored by the Centesimus Annus Pro Pontifice Foundation English español (Spanish) français (French) Italiano (Italian)Speech2006.05.19
To the Bishops of the Atlantic Episcopal Conference of Canada on their 'ad Limina' visit English français (French) Italiano (Italian)

 Canada 

Speech2006.05.20
To the new Ambassador of Spain to the Holy See English español (Spanish) français (French)

 Spain 

Speech2006.05.20
To the participants at the World Congress of Ecclesial Movements and New Communities English español (Spanish) français (French) Italiano (Italian)

 movement 

Message2006.05.22
To the men and women Superiors General of the Institutes of Consecrated Life and the Societies of Apostolic Life English español (Spanish) français (French) Italiano (Italian)

 religious 

Speech2006.05.22
Ecumenical meeting in the Lutheran Church of the Most Holy Trinity in Warsaw English español (Spanish) français (French) Italiano (Italian)Speech2006.05.25
Meeting with the Clergy in the Cathedral of St. John in Warsaw English español (Spanish) français (French) Italiano (Italian)Speech2006.05.25
Welcome ceremony at the International Airport of Okęcie (Warsaw) English español (Spanish) français (French) Italiano (Italian)Speech2006.05.25
Greeting by the Holy Father “From the Window” – Meeting with young people at the Archbishop's Palace (Kraków) English español (Spanish) français (French) Italiano (Italian)Speech2006.05.26
Meeting with the men and women religious, seminarians, representatives of movements and consecrated life at the Shrine of Jasna Góra English español (Spanish) français (French) Italiano (Italian)Speech2006.05.26
In Piłsudski Square in Warsaw English español (Spanish) français (French) Italiano (Italian)

 Poland 

Homily2006.05.26
Greeting after the meeting with young people (Kraków-Błonie) English français (French) Italiano (Italian)Speech2006.05.27
Meeting with youth at Błonie Park in Krakow English español (Spanish) français (French) Italiano (Italian)Speech2006.05.27
Meeting with the sick - Visit to the Shrine of Divine Mercy (Kraków-Łagiewniki) English español (Spanish) français (French) Italiano (Italian)Speech2006.05.27
Visit to the Shrine of Our Lady of Kalwaria in Kalwaria Zebrzydowska English español (Spanish) français (French) Italiano (Italian)Speech2006.05.27
Meeting with the faithful at Rynek Square in Wadowice English español (Spanish) français (French) Italiano (Italian)Speech2006.05.27
Farewell ceremony at the Airport of Balice (Krakow) English español (Spanish) français (French) Italiano (Italian)Speech2006.05.28
Prayer to commemorate the victims of the Concentration Camp of Auschwitz-Birkenau English español (Spanish) français (French) Italiano (Italian)Speech2006.05.28
At Błonie Park in Krakow English español (Spanish) français (French) Italiano (Italian)

 Poland 

Homily2006.05.28
Conclusion of the Marian month, recital of the Holy Rosary and procession to the church of «St. Stefano degli Abissini» near the Grotto of Our Lady of Lourdes in the Vatican Gardens English español (Spanish) français (French) Italiano (Italian)Speech2006.05.31
To the Patrons of Arts of the Vatican Museums English español (Spanish) français (French)

 museum 

Speech2006.06.01
To the members of the 11th Ordinary Council of the General Secretariat of the Synod of Bishops English español (Spanish) français (French) Italiano (Italian)Speech2006.06.01
To the management, journalists and technical support staff of the CEI (Italian Episcopal Conference) English español (Spanish) français (French) Italiano (Italian)Speech2006.06.02
To the community of the Pontifical Ecclesiastical Academy English español (Spanish) français (French) Italiano (Italian)Speech2006.06.02
Vigil of Pentecost - with Ecclesial Movements and New Communities English español (Spanish) français (French) Italiano (Italian)

 movement 

Homily2006.06.03
Mass on Pentecost Sunday English español (Spanish) français (French) Italiano (Italian)Homily2006.06.04
To the participants of the Ecclesial Convention of the Diocese Rome English español (Spanish) français (French) Italiano (Italian)Speech2006.06.05
To a delegation from the city of Altötting on occasion of the conferral of honorary citizenshipSpeech2006.06.07
Solemnity of Corpus Christi English español (Spanish) français (French) Italiano (Italian)

 Eucharist 

Homily2006.06.15
To the members of the Sts. Peter and Paul Association English español (Spanish) français (French) Italiano (Italian)Speech2006.06.17
To a delegation from the city of Regensburg on occasion of the conferral of honorary citizenshipSpeech2006.06.21
To the faithful of the Archdiocese of Genoa English español (Spanish) français (French) Italiano (Italian)

 Italy 

Letter2006.06.22
To the participants of the Assembly of Organizations for the Aid of the Eastern Churches (ROACO) English español (Spanish) français (French) Italiano (Italian)Speech2006.06.22
For the 80th anniversary of the establishment of the Ecclesiastical Province and the creation of the Archdiocese of Kaunas English español (Spanish) français (French) Italiano (Italian) latine (Latin)

 Lithuania 

Letter2006.06.23
To the Bishops of the Episcopal Conferences of Lithuania, Latvia and Estonia on their ad Limina visit English español (Spanish) français (French) Italiano (Italian)

 Estonia   Latvia   Lithuania 

Speech2006.06.23
Concert sponsored by the Domenico Bartolucci Foundation English español (Spanish) français (French) Italiano (Italian)

 concert 

Speech2006.06.24
To the members of the Delegation of the Ecumenical Patriarchate of Constantinople English español (Spanish) français (French) Italiano (Italian)

 Ecumenical Patriarchate 

Speech2006.06.29
Solemnity of Sts Peter and Paul - Imposition of the Pallium on Metropolitan Archbishops English español (Spanish) français (French) Italiano (Italian)

 metropolitan 

Homily2006.06.29
To the Metropolitan Archbishops who received the Sacred Pallium on the Solemnity of Sts. Peter and Paul English español (Spanish) français (French) Italiano (Italian)

 metropolitan 

Speech2006.06.30
To the new Ambassador of Uruguay to the Holy See English español (Spanish) français (French)

 Uruguay 

Speech2006.06.30
Letter to His Holiness Bartholomew I on the occasion of the 6th Symposium on 'Religion, Science and the Environment' under the title 'Amazon, Source of Life' English español (Spanish) français (French) Italiano (Italian)

 Brazil   ecumenism 

Letter2006.07.06
To the Bishops of the Episcopal Conference of Croatia on their ad Limina visit English español (Spanish) français (French) Italiano (Italian)

 Croatia 

Speech2006.07.06
Letter to the Spanish Bishops during the visit to the Cathedral and the Basilica of the 'Virgen de los Desamparados' in Valencia English español (Spanish) français (French) Italiano (Italian)

 Spain 

Letter2006.07.08
Vigil of prayer at the conclusion of the 5th World Meeting of Families in the 'City of Arts and Sciences' in Valencia English español (Spanish) français (French) Italiano (Italian)Speech2006.07.08
Visit to the Basilica of the Virgen de los Desamparados and prayer for the victims of the subway accident English español (Spanish)Speech2006.07.08
Welcome ceremony at the Airport of Manises English español (Spanish) français (French) Italiano (Italian)Speech2006.07.08
Farewell ceremony at the Airport of Manises English español (Spanish) français (French) Italiano (Italian)Speech2006.07.09
For the 5th World Meeting of Families in Valencia English español (Spanish) français (French) Italiano (Italian)

 family   Spain 

Homily2006.07.09
For the 2nd centenary of the Principality of Liechtenstein English español (Spanish) français (French) Italiano (Italian)

 Liechtenstein 

Letter2006.07.11
Prayer service at the parish church of Rhêmes-Saint Georges in the Aosta Valley English español (Spanish) français (French) Italiano (Italian)Speech2006.07.23
Remarks at the arrival in Castel Gandolfo English español (Spanish) français (French) Italiano (Italian)Speech2006.07.28
Interview in preparation to the Apostolic Journey to Bavaria English español (Spanish) français (French) Italiano (Italian)

 Germany 

Speech2006.08.05
Solemnity of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary - At the Pontifical Parish of Saint Thomas of Villanova in Castel Gandolfo English español (Spanish) français (French) Italiano (Italian)Homily2006.08.15
Address at the conclusion of the representation of the drama by Charles Péguy: Le Mystère de la charité de Jeanne d’Arc English español (Spanish) français (French) Italiano (Italian)Speech2006.08.19
Meeting with the priests of the Diocese of Albano English español (Spanish) français (French) Italiano (Italian)Speech2006.08.31
Pilgrimage to the Shrine of the Holy Face in Manoppello, Italy English español (Spanish) français (French) Italiano (Italian)

 Italy 

Speech2006.09.01
For the 20th anniversary of the Interreligious Meeting of Prayer for Peace English español (Spanish) français (French) Italiano (Italian)

 peace 

Message2006.09.02
On the occasion of the closing ceremonies of the Plenary Council of Venezuela latine (Latin)

 Venezuela 

Letter2006.09.08
To the Bishops of the Ontario Episcopal Conference of Canada on their 'ad Limina' visit English español (Spanish) français (French) Italiano (Italian)

 Canada 

Speech2006.09.08
To the new Ambassador of Chile accredited to the Holy See English español (Spanish) français (French)

 Chile 

Speech2006.09.08
Prayer before the Mariensäule (Column of the Madonna) in Marienplatz English español (Spanish) français (French) Italiano (Italian)Speech2006.09.09
Greeting before the Mariensäule (Column of the Madonna) in Marienplatz English español (Spanish) français (French) Italiano (Italian)Speech2006.09.09
Welcome Ceremony at Franz Joseph Strauss international airport of Munich English español (Spanish) français (French) Italiano (Italian)Speech2006.09.09
Interview during the flight to Bavaria français (French)

 Germany 

Speech2006.09.09
Greeting from the balcony of the Archbishopric of Munich español (Spanish) français (French)Speech2006.09.10
In the Cathedral of Munich English español (Spanish) français (French) Italiano (Italian)

 Germany 

Homily2006.09.10
In the outdoor site of the Neue Messe in Munich English español (Spanish) français (French) Italiano (Italian)

 Germany 

Homily2006.09.10
With the religious and seminarians of Bavaria at the Basilica of St Anne in Altötting English español (Spanish) français (French) Italiano (Italian)

 Germany 

Homily2006.09.11
In the square in front of the Shrine of Altötting English español (Spanish) français (French) Italiano (Italian)

 Germany 

Homily2006.09.11
Meeting with the representatives of science in the Aula Magna of the University of Regensburg English español (Spanish) français (French) Italiano (Italian)Speech2006.09.12
Ecumenical celebration of Vespers in the Cathedral of Regensburg English español (Spanish) français (French) Italiano (Italian)

 Germany 

Homily2006.09.12
At Islinger Feld in Regensburg English español (Spanish) français (French) Italiano (Italian)

 Germany 

Homily2006.09.12
Greeting during the Blessing of the new organ of Regensburg's Alte Kapelle English español (Spanish) français (French) Italiano (Italian)Speech2006.09.13
Farewell ceremony at Franz Joseph Strauss international airport of Munich English español (Spanish) français (French) Italiano (Italian)Speech2006.09.14
Meeting with the priests and permanent deacons of Bavaria in the Cathedral of St Mary and St Corbinian in Freising English español (Spanish) français (French) Italiano (Italian)Speech2006.09.14
On the occasion of the resignation of Cardinal Edmund Casimir Szoka as President of the Pontifical Commission for Vatican City State and President of the Governorate of Vatican City State English español (Spanish) français (French) Italiano (Italian)

 Vatican City 

Letter2006.09.15
On the occasion of the retirement of Cardinal Angelo Sodano from the office of Secretary of State English español (Spanish) français (French) Italiano (Italian)Letter2006.09.15
At the conclusion of the meeting with the members of the Secretariat of State English español (Spanish) français (French) Italiano (Italian)Speech2006.09.15
To the participants in the International Congress sponsored by the Pontifical Academy for Life English español (Spanish) français (French) Italiano (Italian)Speech2006.09.16
To the new Ambassador of Slovenia to the Holy See English español (Spanish) français (French) Italiano (Italian)

 Slovenia 

Speech2006.09.16
To Card. Tarcisio Bertone, S.D.B., Secretary of State, with his family members English español (Spanish) français (French) Italiano (Italian)Speech2006.09.18
To the Ambassador of the Republic of Austria to the Holy See English français (French)

 Austria 

Speech2006.09.18
To the participants in the meeting of recently-appointed Bishops English español (Spanish) français (French) Italiano (Italian)

 bishop 

Speech2006.09.21
On the Twentieth Anniversary of the visit of Pope John Paul II to Australia English español (Spanish) français (French) Italiano (Italian)

 Australia 

Letter2006.09.22
To the participants in the Plenary Assembly of the Pontifical Council for the Laity English español (Spanish) français (French) Italiano (Italian)Speech2006.09.22
For the celebration for the liberty of Hungary español (Spanish) français (French) Italiano (Italian) latine (Latin)

 Hungary 

Letter2006.09.23
To the Bishops taking part in the course of formation organized by the Congregation for the Evangelization of Peoples English español (Spanish) français (French) Italiano (Italian)Speech2006.09.23
To the Bishops of the Episcopal Conference of Chad on their ad Limina visit English español (Spanish) français (French) Italiano (Italian)

 Chad 

Speech2006.09.23
To the Ambassadors of Countries with a Muslim majority and to the representatives of Muslim communities in Italy English español (Spanish) français (French) Italiano (Italian)

 Muslims 

Speech2006.09.25
To the new Ambassador of the Federal Republic of Germany to the Holy See English español (Spanish) français (French)

 Germany 

Speech2006.09.28
To the Bishops of the Episcopal Conference of Malawi on their ad Limina visit English español (Spanish) français (French) Italiano (Italian)

 Malawi 

Speech2006.09.29
To the new Ambassador of Albania to the Holy See English français (French) Italiano (Italian)

 Albania 

Speech2006.09.29
Jesus of Nazareth / Gesù di Nazareth

 Bible   Christology 

Book2006.09.30
To the staff of the Pontifical Villas English español (Spanish) français (French) Italiano (Italian)Speech2006.09.30
To the communities of Castel Gandolfo English español (Spanish) français (French) Italiano (Italian)Speech2006.09.30
For the celebration for the dedication of the new altar of the Cathedral of the Archdiocese of Baltimore latine (Latin)

 USA 

Letter2006.10.01
To the President of the Republic of Hungary on the Fiftieth Anniversary of the Budapest uprising English español (Spanish) français (French) Italiano (Italian)

 Hungary 

Letter2006.10.07
To the pilgrims from the Italian Dioceses of Romagna English español (Spanish) français (French) Italiano (Italian)Speech2006.10.07
Remarks at the conclusion of the projection of the movie Pope Luciani: God's Smile English español (Spanish) français (French) Italiano (Italian)

 movie 

Speech2006.10.08
To the Bishops of the Western Episcopal Conference of Canada on their 'ad Limina' visit English español (Spanish) français (French) Italiano (Italian)

 Canada 

Speech2006.10.09
To the Bishops of the Western Catholic Conference of Canada on their ad Limina English español (Spanish) français (French) Italiano (Italian)

 Canada 

Speech2006.10.12
To the Bishops of the Episcopal Conference of Zambia on their ad Limina visit English español (Spanish) français (French) Italiano (Italian)

 Zambia 

Speech2006.10.13
To the participants in the pilgrimage of the Charitable Works of Padre Pio of Pietrelcina English español (Spanish) français (French) Italiano (Italian)Speech2006.10.14
To the Director General of the Food and Agriculture Organization English Italiano (Italian)Letter2006.10.16
For the 26th World Food Day (2006) English español (Spanish) français (French) Italiano (Italian)

 food 

Message2006.10.16
Television message for the 'Pope's Day' in Poland Italiano (Italian)

 Poland 

Message2006.10.16
Television message for the Pope's Day in Poland Italiano (Italian)

 Poland 

Speech2006.10.16
For the 93rd World Day of Migrants and Refugees (2007) English español (Spanish) français (French) Italiano (Italian)

 migrant 

Message2006.10.18
To the participants in the Fourth National Ecclesial Convention English español (Spanish) français (French) Italiano (Italian)Speech2006.10.19
At the 'Bentegodi' Stadium of Verona English español (Spanish) français (French) Italiano (Italian)

 Italy 

Homily2006.10.19
On the 90th anniversary of the Battle of Verdun English español (Spanish) français (French) Italiano (Italian)

 France   war 

Letter2006.10.21
Visit to the Pontifical Lateran University at the beginning of the Academic Year English español (Spanish) français (French) Italiano (Italian)Speech2006.10.21
To the Students of the Pontifical Universities of Rome at the beginning of the Academic Year English español (Spanish) français (French) Italiano (Italian)Speech2006.10.23
To the members of the John Paul II Foundation English español (Spanish) français (French) Italiano (Italian)Speech2006.10.23
To the participants in the 5th International Congress of Military Ordinariates English español (Spanish) français (French) Italiano (Italian)

 military 

Speech2006.10.26
To the new Ambassador of Belgium to the Holy See English español (Spanish) français (French)

 Belgium 

Speech2006.10.26
To the participants in the meeting of Christian World Communions English español (Spanish) français (French) Italiano (Italian)

 ecumenism 

Speech2006.10.27
To the Bishops of the Episcopal Conference of Ireland on their 'ad Limina' visit English español (Spanish) français (French) Italiano (Italian)

 Ireland 

Speech2006.10.28
To members of the Pro Petri Sede and Etrennes pontificales Associations English español (Spanish) français (French) Italiano (Italian)Speech2006.10.30
To the Bishops of the Episcopal Conference of Greece on their ad Limina visit English español (Spanish) français (French) Italiano (Italian)

 Greece 

Speech2006.10.30
Solemnity of All Saints English español (Spanish) français (French) Italiano (Italian)Homily2006.11.01
Visit to the Pontifical Gregorian University English español (Spanish) français (French) Italiano (Italian)Speech2006.11.03
To the members of Pontifical Academy of Sciences English español (Spanish) français (French) Italiano (Italian)Speech2006.11.06
Meeting with the Bishops of Switzerland English español (Spanish) français (French) Italiano (Italian)

 Switzerland 

Speech2006.11.07
To the participants in the Plenary Assembly of the Pontifical Committee for International Eucharistic Congresses English español (Spanish) français (French) Italiano (Italian)

 Eucharistic Congress 

Speech2006.11.09
At the conclusion of the meeting with the Swiss Bishops English español (Spanish) français (French) Italiano (Italian)

 Switzerland 

Speech2006.11.09
To the Bishops of the Federal Republic of Germany on their ad Limina visit English español (Spanish) français (French) Italiano (Italian)

 Germany 

Speech2006.11.10
To the Sacred Family of Nazareth Foundation and to the lay association Domenico Tardini Community on the 60th anniversary of their foundation English español (Spanish) français (French) Italiano (Italian)Speech2006.11.11
To the new Ambassador of Japan to the Holy See English español (Spanish) français (French)

 Japan 

Speech2006.11.13
On the occasion of the Pan-Asian meeting of Members and Consultors of the Pontifical Council for Culture and Presidents of the National Episcopal Commissions for Culture English

 Asia   culture 

Letter2006.11.15
To the participants in the Plenary of the Pontifical Council for Promoting Christian Unity English español (Spanish) français (French) Italiano (Italian)Speech2006.11.17
Concert of the Philharmonia Quartett Berlin offered in honour of the Holy Father by the President of the Federal Republic of Germany English español (Spanish) français (French) Italiano (Italian)

 concert 

Speech2006.11.18
To the Bishops of the Federal Republic of Germany on their ad Limina visit English español (Spanish) français (French) Italiano (Italian)

 Germany 

Speech2006.11.18
Official visit of H.E. Mr Giorgio Napolitano, President of the Italian Republic English español (Spanish) français (French) Italiano (Italian)

 Italy 

Speech2006.11.20
For Lent 2007 English español (Spanish) français (French) Italiano (Italian)

 Lent 

Message2006.11.21
To the directors and employees of the Vatican Museums English español (Spanish) français (French) Italiano (Italian)

 museum 

Speech2006.11.23
To the Archbishop of Canterbury, His Grace Rowan Williams English español (Spanish) français (French) Italiano (Italian)

 Anglican Church 

Speech2006.11.23
Common Declaration of Pope Benedict XVI and the Archbishop of Canterbury, His Grace Rowan Williams English español (Spanish) français (French) Italiano (Italian)

 Anglican Church 

Speech2006.11.23
Common declaration of Pope Benedict XVI and the Archbishop of Canterbury, His Grace Rowan Williams English español (Spanish) français (French) Italiano (Italian)

 Anglican Church   ecumenism 

Joint Declaration2006.11.23
To the participants in the International Conference sponsored by the Pontifical Council for Health Pastoral Care English español (Spanish) français (French) Italiano (Italian)Speech2006.11.24
To the Archpriest of the Basilica of St. Paul outside the Walls English español (Spanish) français (French) Italiano (Italian)

 basilica 

Letter2006.11.25
To the participants in the Assembly sponsored by the Italian Federation of Catholic Weeklies English español (Spanish) français (French) Italiano (Italian)Speech2006.11.25
For the Study Day organized by the Congregation for Divine Worship and the Discipline of the Sacraments on the 43rd anniversary of the Constitution Sacrosanctum Concilium English español (Spanish) français (French) Italiano (Italian)

 liturgy 

Letter2006.11.27
To the Diplomatic Corps accredited to the Republic of Turkey English español (Spanish) français (French) Italiano (Italian)

 Turkey 

Speech2006.11.28
To the President of the Religious Affairs Directorate English español (Spanish) français (French) Italiano (Italian)

 Turkey 

Speech2006.11.28
Meeting with the journalists before his departure for Turkey español (Spanish) français (French) Italiano (Italian)

 Turkey 

Speech2006.11.28
Prayer service in the Patriarchal Church of St. George in the Phanar and meeting with His Holiness Bartholomew I English español (Spanish) français (French) Italiano (Italian)

 Ecumenical Patriarchate 

Speech2006.11.29
At the Shrine of Meryem Ana Evì in Ephesus English español (Spanish) français (French) Italiano (Italian)

 Turkey 

Homily2006.11.29
Moment of prayer in the Armenian Apostolic Cathedral and meeting with His Beatitude Patriarch Mesrob II Mutafyan English español (Spanish) français (French) Italiano (Italian)

 Armenian Church 

Speech2006.11.30
Common Declaration by His Holiness Benedict XVI and Patriarch Bartholomew I English español (Spanish) français (French) Italiano (Italian)

 Ecumenical Patriarchate 

Speech2006.11.30
Divine Liturgy of Saint John Chrysostom in the Patriarchal Church of Saint George in the Phanar on the Feast of Saint Andrew the Apostle English español (Spanish) français (French) Italiano (Italian)

 Ecumenical Patriarchate 

Speech2006.11.30
Joint declaration of Pope Benedict XVI and Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew I English español (Spanish) français (French) Italiano (Italian)

 Ecumenical Patriarchate   ecumenism 

Joint Declaration2006.11.30
Remarks at the conclusion of the Mass celebrated in the Latin Cathedral of the Holy Spirit in Istanbul English español (Spanish) français (French) Italiano (Italian)Speech2006.12.01
At the Cathedral of the Holy Spirit in Istanbul English español (Spanish) français (French) Italiano (Italian)

 Turkey 

Homily2006.12.01
First Sunday of Advent English español (Spanish) français (French) Italiano (Italian)Homily2006.12.02
For the celebration of World Day of Peace 2007 English español (Spanish) français (French) Italiano (Italian)

 ecology   peace   social 

Message2006.12.08
For the 15th World Day of the Sick (2007) English español (Spanish) français (French) Italiano (Italian)

 sick 

Message2006.12.08
Tribute to the Statue of the Immaculate Conception of the Blessed Virgin Mary English español (Spanish) français (French) Italiano (Italian)Speech2006.12.08
To the participants in the 56th National Study Congress organized by the Union of Italian Catholic Jurists English español (Spanish) français (French) Italiano (Italian)Speech2006.12.09
To the children of the Parish of St. Mary Star of Evangelization preparing for First Holy Communion and Confirmation English español (Spanish) français (French) Italiano (Italian)Speech2006.12.10
To the youth of GAM before the Eucharistic Celebration at the Parish of Saint Mary Star of Evangelization English español (Spanish) français (French) Italiano (Italian)Speech2006.12.10
Pastoral visit to Our Lady Star of Evangelization Parish and Dedication of the new Church English español (Spanish) français (French) Italiano (Italian)

 Rome 

Homily2006.12.10
Greeting at the conclusion of Advent Mass for the students of Roman Universities English español (Spanish) français (French) Italiano (Italian)

 university 

Speech2006.12.14
To the new Ambassadors accredited to the Holy See English español (Spanish) français (French) Italiano (Italian)

 diplomacy 

Speech2006.12.14
To the Ambassador of the Kingdom of Lesotho to the Holy See English français (French)

 Lesotho 

Speech2006.12.14
To the Ambassador of the Syrian Arab Republic to the Holy See English français (French)

 Syria 

Speech2006.12.14
To the Ambassador of the Republic of Uganda to the Holy See English français (French)

 Uganda 

Speech2006.12.14
To the Ambassador of the Republic of Mozambique to the Holy See English français (French)

 Mozambique 

Speech2006.12.14
To the Ambassador of the Kyrgyz Republic to the Holy See English français (French)

 Kyrgyzstan 

Speech2006.12.14
To the Ambassador of Denmark to the Holy See English français (French)

 Denmark 

Speech2006.12.14
Common declaration by Pope Benedict XVI and His Beatitude Christodoulos, Archbishop of Athens and All Greece English español (Spanish) français (French) Italiano (Italian)

 Greek Orthodox Church 

Speech2006.12.14
Meeting with Patriarch Christodoulos, Archbishop of Athens and All Greece English español (Spanish) français (French) Italiano (Italian)

 Greek Orthodox Church 

Speech2006.12.14
Common declaration by Pope Benedict XVI and Patriarch Christodoulos, Archbishop of Athens and All Greece English español (Spanish) français (French) Italiano (Italian)

 ecumenism   Greek Orthodox Church 

Joint Declaration2006.12.14
Meeting with His Beatitude Antonios Naguib, Patriarch of Alexandria for Catholic Copts English español (Spanish) français (French) Italiano (Italian)Speech2006.12.15
To the Chancellor of the Federal Republic of Germany English español (Spanish) français (French) Italiano (Italian)

 Germany 

Letter2006.12.16
To the participants in the International Conference organized on the occasion of the 5th centenary of the Vatican Museums English español (Spanish) français (French) Italiano (Italian)

 museum 

Speech2006.12.16
Greeting to a delegation from B'nai B'rith International English español (Spanish) français (French)

 Jews 

Speech2006.12.18
Christmas message to Catholics living in the Middle East regions English español (Spanish) français (French) Italiano (Italian)

 Christmas 

Message2006.12.21
To boys and girls of Italian Catholic Action English español (Spanish) français (French) Italiano (Italian)Speech2006.12.21
Christmas greetings to the Members of the Roman Curia and Prelature English español (Spanish) français (French) Italiano (Italian)Speech2006.12.22
Urbi et Orbi Message for Christmas 2006 English español (Spanish) français (French) Italiano (Italian)

 Christmas 

Message2006.12.25
Christmas - Midnight Mass English español (Spanish) français (French) Italiano (Italian)

 Christmas 

Homily2006.12.25
Vespers and Te Deum English español (Spanish) français (French) Italiano (Italian)Homily2006.12.31

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