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Papal Speeches

in a.d. 2008

Homily

Solemnity of Mary, Mother of God and 41st World Day of Peace

(Christmas Octave 2007)

(World Day of Peace 2008)

by Pope Benedict XVI Details (2008.01.01)

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Homily

Solemnity of the Epiphany of the Lord

by Pope Benedict XVI Details (2008.01.06)

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Speech

To the Diplomatic Corps accredited to the Holy See for the traditional exchange of New Year Greetings

by Pope Benedict XVI Details (2008.01.07)

 diplomacy 

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Homily

Feast of the Baptism of the Lord

by Pope Benedict XVI Details (2008.01.13)

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Speech

Discourse to La Sapienza University of Rome

by Pope Benedict XVI Details (2008.01.17)

 reason   university 

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Speech

To an Ecumenical Delegation from Finland on the occasion of the feast of Saint Henrik, Patron of Finland

by Pope Benedict XVI Details (2008.01.18)

 ecumenism 

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Speech

To members of the Conference of Latin Bishops in the Arab Regions on their 'ad Limina' visit

by Pope Benedict XVI Details (2008.01.18)

 Djibouti   Iraq   Palestine   Somalia   Syria 

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Speech

To participants in the Plenary Assembly of the Congregation for Catholic Education

by Pope Benedict XVI Details (2008.01.21)

(related to Congregation for Catholic Education (for Educational Institutions))

 education 

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Speech

To members of the Ordinary Council of the General Secretariat of the Synod of Bishops

by Pope Benedict XVI Details (2008.01.21)

 synod 

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Speech

To Bishops of the Episcopal Conference of Slovenia on their 'ad Limina' visit

by Pope Benedict XVI Details (2008.01.24)

(related to Slovenska Škofovska Konferenca)

 Slovenia 

English Deutsch (German) español (Spanish) Italiano (Italian) Português (Portuguese) slovenščina (Slovenian) (slovenščina)

Speech

To members of the Joint Working Group between the World Council of Churches and the Catholic Church

by Pope Benedict XVI Details (2008.01.25)

 ecumenism 

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Speech

To participants in the Study Conference sponsored by the Pontifical Council for Legislative Texts

by Pope Benedict XVI Details (2008.01.25)

(related to Pontifical Council for Legislative Texts)

 canon law 

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Homily

Conclusion of the Week of Prayer for Christian Unity 2008

(Week of Prayer for Christian Unity 2008)

by Pope Benedict XVI Details (2008.01.25)

 ecumenism 

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Speech

To the Prelate Auditors, Officials and Advocates of the Tribunal of the Roman Rota

by Pope Benedict XVI Details (2008.01.26)

(related to Tribunal of the Roman Rota)

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Speech

To participants in the inter-academic Colloquium on 'The changing identity of the individual' sponsored by the Académie des Sciences of Paris and by the Pontifical Academy of Sciences

by Pope Benedict XVI Details (2008.01.28)

(related to Pontifical Academies of Sciences)

 science 

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Speech

To participants in the Plenary Session of the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith

by Pope Benedict XVI Details (2008.01.31)

(related to Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith)

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Speech

To the Bishops of the Ukrainian Church on their 'ad Limina' visit

by Pope Benedict XVI Details (2008.02.01)

 Ukrainian Church 

English Deutsch (German) español (Spanish) français (French) Italiano (Italian) Português (Portuguese) Українська (Ukrainian) (Українська)

Speech

To the Roman Major Seminary on the occasion of the Feast of Our Lady of Trust

by Pope Benedict XVI Details (2008.02.01)

(related to Pontifical Roman Major Seminary)

 seminary 

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Homily

On the occasion of the visit to the Roman Major Seminary on the Feast of Our Lady of Trust

by Pope Benedict XVI Details (2008.02.01)

(related to Pontifical Roman Major Seminary)

 seminary 

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Speech

For the 12th Day of Consecrated Life (2008)

(World Day for Consecrated Life 2008)

by Pope Benedict XVI Details (2008.02.02)

 religious 

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Homily

Ash Wednesday

(Lent 2008)

by Pope Benedict XVI Details (2008.02.06)

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Speech

Lenten meeting with the Clergy of the Rome Diocese

by Pope Benedict XVI Details (2008.02.07)

 priest   Rome 

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Speech

To the Bishops of the Episcopal Conference of Costa Rica on their 'ad Limina' visit

by Pope Benedict XVI Details (2008.02.08)

(related to Conferencia Episcopal de Costa Rica (C.E.CO.R.))

 Costa Rica 

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Speech

To participants in the International Conference 'Woman and Man, the Humanum in Its Entirety', promoted by the Pontifical Council for the Laity on the 20th anniversary of the Apostolic Letter Mulieris dignitatem

by Pope Benedict XVI Details (2008.02.09)

(related to Pontifical Council for the Laity)

 woman 

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Speech

To members of the Executive Council of the Union of Superiors General (USG) and of the Executive Council of the International Union of Superiors General (UISG)

by Pope Benedict XVI Details (2008.02.18)

 religious 

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Speech

To the new Ambassador of the Republic of Serbia to the Holy See

by Pope Benedict XVI Details (2008.02.21)

 Serbia 

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Speech

To the Fathers of the General Congregation of the Society of Jesus

by Pope Benedict XVI Details (2008.02.21)

(related to Society of Jesus (Jesuits))

 Jesuits 

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Speech

To the Diocese of Rome for the presentation of the 'Letter on the urgent task of educating young people'

by Pope Benedict XVI Details (2008.02.23)

 Rome   youth 

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Homily

Pastoral visit to the Parish of Santa Maria Liberatrice at Monte Testaccio in Rome

by Pope Benedict XVI Details (2008.02.24)

 Rome 

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Speech

To participants in the Conference on the theme 'Close by the Incurable Sick Person and the Dying: Scientific and Ethical Aspects', promoted by the Pontifical Academy for Life on the occasion of the 14th General Assembly

by Pope Benedict XVI Details (2008.02.25)

(related to Pontifical Academy for Life)

 sick 

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Speech

To Bishops of the Episcopal Conference of El Salvador, on their 'ad Limina' visit

by Pope Benedict XVI Details (2008.02.28)

(related to Conferencia Episcopal de El Salvador (CEDES))

 El Salvador 

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Speech

To the new Ambassador of the United States of America to the Holy See

by Pope Benedict XVI Details (2008.02.29)

 USA 

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Speech

To the Bishops of Guatemala on their 'ad Limina' visit

by Pope Benedict XVI Details (2008.03.06)

(related to Conferencia Episcopal de Guatemala (CEG))

 Guatemala 

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Speech

To participants in the course on the Internal Forum organized by the Tribunal of the Apostolic Penitentiary

by Pope Benedict XVI Details (2008.03.07)

(related to Apostolic Penitentiary)

 penance 

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Speech

To members of the Pontifical Committee for Historical Sciences

by Pope Benedict XVI Details (2008.03.07)

(related to Pontifical Committee of Historical Sciences)

 history 

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Speech

To participants in the Plenary Assembly of the Pontifical Council for Culture

by Pope Benedict XVI Details (2008.03.08)

(related to Pontifical Council for Culture)

 culture 

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Homily

Visit to the Church of San Lorenzo in Piscibus for the 25th anniversary of the San Lorenzo International Youth Centre

by Pope Benedict XVI Details (2008.03.09)

 Rome   youth 

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Speech

To members of the Episcopal Conference of Haiti on their 'ad Limina' visit

by Pope Benedict XVI Details (2008.03.13)

(related to Conférence Episcopale de Haïti (C.E.H.))

 Haiti 

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Homily

Penitential Celebration with the Youth of the Diocese of Rome in preparation for the 23rd World Youth Day

(Lent 2008)

by Pope Benedict XVI Details (2008.03.13)

 youth 

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Speech

To the new Ambassador of Bolivia to the Holy See

by Pope Benedict XVI Details (2008.03.14)

 Bolivia 

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Speech

To the new Ambassador of the Hellenic Republic to the Holy See

by Pope Benedict XVI Details (2008.03.15)

 Greece 

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Homily

Palm Sunday - 23rd World Youth Day

(Lent 2008)

by Pope Benedict XVI Details (2008.03.16)

 youth 

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Homily

Mass in suffrage of Most Rev. Paulos Faraj Rahho, Chaldean Archbishop of Mossul

by Pope Benedict XVI Details (2008.03.17)

 Chaldean Church   Iraq 

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Homily

Chrism Mass

(Lent 2008)

by Pope Benedict XVI Details (2008.03.20)

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Homily

Mass of the Lord's Supper

(Triduum 2008)

by Pope Benedict XVI Details (2008.03.20)

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Speech

At the end of the Way of the Cross

(Triduum 2008)

by Pope Benedict XVI Details (2008.03.21)

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Homily

Easter Vigil

(Triduum 2008)

by Pope Benedict XVI Details (2008.03.22)

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Speech

To participants in the Salesian General Chapter

by Pope Benedict XVI Details (2008.03.31)

 Salesians 

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Homily

For the 3rd anniversary of the death of the Servant of God Pope John Paul II

by Pope Benedict XVI Details (2008.04.02)

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Speech

To participants in the Plenary Assembly of the Pontifical Council for the Family on the theme Grandparents: Their Witness and Presence in the Family

by Pope Benedict XVI Details (2008.04.05)

(related to Pontifical Council for the Family)

 family 

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Speech

To participants in the International Congress organized by the Pontifical John Paul II Institute for Studies on Marriage and the Family

by Pope Benedict XVI Details (2008.04.05)

 family 

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Speech

To the Bishops of the Antilles on their ad Limina visit

by Pope Benedict XVI Details (2008.04.07)

(related to Antilles Episcopal Conference (A.E.C.))

 Caribbean 

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Homily

In memory of the witnesses to the faith who died during the 20th and 21st centuries held in the Basilica of St. Bartholomew on Tiber Island

by Pope Benedict XVI Details (2008.04.07)

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Speech

Celebration of Vespers and meeting with the American Bishops at the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception in Washington

(Apostolic Journey to the United States of America and Visit to the United Nations)

by Pope Benedict XVI Details (2008.04.16)

 USA 

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Speech

Responses to the questions posed by the American Bishops

(Apostolic Journey to the United States of America and Visit to the United Nations)

by Pope Benedict XVI Details (2008.04.16)

 USA 

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Speech

Meeting with Catholic educators at the Catholic University of America in Washington

(Apostolic Journey to the United States of America and Visit to the United Nations)

by Pope Benedict XVI Details (2008.04.17)

 USA 

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Speech

Meeting with representatives of other religions at Pope John Paul II Cultural Center of Washington

(Apostolic Journey to the United States of America and Visit to the United Nations)

by Pope Benedict XVI Details (2008.04.17)

 inter-religious dialogue   USA 

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Speech

Meeting with representatives of the Jewish community in Washington

(Apostolic Journey to the United States of America and Visit to the United Nations)

by Pope Benedict XVI Details (2008.04.17)

 Jews   USA 

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Speech

Address of the Holy Father to the General Assembly of the United Nations Organization in New York

(Apostolic Journey to the United States of America and Visit to the United Nations)

by Pope Benedict XVI Details (2008.04.18)

 United Nations 

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Speech

Greetings to the staff and the personnel of the United Nations in New York

(Apostolic Journey to the United States of America and Visit to the United Nations)

by Pope Benedict XVI Details (2008.04.18)

 United Nations 

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Speech

Meeting with representatives of the Jewish community at Park East Synagogue in New York

(Apostolic Journey to the United States of America and Visit to the United Nations)

by Pope Benedict XVI Details (2008.04.18)

 Jews   USA 

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Speech

Meeting with young people having disabilities at St. Joseph Seminary in Yonkers, New York

(Apostolic Journey to the United States of America and Visit to the United Nations)

by Pope Benedict XVI Details (2008.04.19)

 USA 

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Speech

Meeting with young people and seminarians at St. Joseph Seminary in Yonkers, New York

(Apostolic Journey to the United States of America and Visit to the United Nations)

by Pope Benedict XVI Details (2008.04.19)

 seminary   USA 

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Homily

Mass for the Universal Church with priests, men and women religious in St. Patrick's Cathedral, New York

(Apostolic Journey to the United States of America and Visit to the United Nations)

by Pope Benedict XVI Details (2008.04.19)

 USA 

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Speech

Farewell ceremony at John Fitzgerald Kennedy International Airport of New York

(Apostolic Journey to the United States of America and Visit to the United Nations)

by Pope Benedict XVI Details (2008.04.20)

 USA 

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Speech

To members of the Pontifical Biblical Commission

by Pope Benedict XVI Details (2008.04.23)

(related to Pontifical Biblical Commission)

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Speech

To Bishops of Southern Caucasus on their ad Limina visit

by Pope Benedict XVI Details (2008.04.24)

 Armenia   Azerbaijan   Georgia 

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Homily

Mass of ordination of priests in the Diocese of Rome

by Pope Benedict XVI Details (2008.04.27)

 priest 

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Speech

To Bishops of the Episcopal Conference of Cuba on their ad Limina visit

by Pope Benedict XVI Details (2008.05.02)

(related to Conferencia de Obispos Católicos de Cuba (C.O.C.C.))

 Cuba 

English Deutsch (German) español (Spanish) français (French) Italiano (Italian) Português (Portuguese)

Speech

For the 14th Plenary Session of the Pontifical Academy of Social Sciences

by Pope Benedict XVI Details (2008.05.03)

(related to Pontifical Academy of Social Sciences)

 social 

English español (Spanish) Italiano (Italian) Português (Portuguese)

Speech

To members of Italian Catholic Action on the occasion of the 140th anniversary of its foundation

by Pope Benedict XVI Details (2008.05.04)

 Italy 

English español (Spanish) français (French) Italiano (Italian) Português (Portuguese)

Speech

To members of the Pontifical Swiss Guards

by Pope Benedict XVI Details (2008.05.05)

(related to Pontifical Swiss Guard)

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Speech

At the conclusion of the concert performed by the China Philharmonic Orchestra and the Shanghai Opera House Chorus

by Pope Benedict XVI Details (2008.05.07)

 China   concert 

English español (Spanish) français (French) Italiano (Italian) Português (Portuguese) 简体中文 (Simplified Chinese)

Speech

To the Patriarch and Bishops of the Greek-Melkites

by Pope Benedict XVI Details (2008.05.08)

 Greek-Melkite Church 

English español (Spanish) français (French) Italiano (Italian) Português (Portuguese)

Speech

To the Catholicos of All Armenians and the bishops accompanying him

by Pope Benedict XVI Details (2008.05.09)

 Armenian Church 

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Speech

To Bishops of the Episcopal Conference of Hungary on their ad Limina visit

by Pope Benedict XVI Details (2008.05.10)

 Hungary 

English español (Spanish) Italiano (Italian) Português (Portuguese) Magyar (Hungarian)

Speech

To participants in the International Conference promoted by the Pontifical Lateran University on the 40th anniversary of the Encyclical Humanae Vitae

by Pope Benedict XVI Details (2008.05.10)

 pro-life 

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Homily

Solemnity of Pentecost

by Pope Benedict XVI Details (2008.05.11)

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Speech

To members of the Italian Pro-Life Movement

by Pope Benedict XVI Details (2008.05.12)

 pro-life 

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Speech

To the Ambassador of Israel to the Holy See

by Pope Benedict XVI Details (2008.05.12)

 Israel 

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Speech

To participants in the Plenary Assembly of the Pontifical Council for the Pastoral Care of Migrants and Itinerant People

by Pope Benedict XVI Details (2008.05.15)

(related to Pontifical Council for the Pastoral Care of Migrants and Itinerant People)

 migrant 

English español (Spanish) Italiano (Italian) Português (Portuguese)

Speech

To Bishops of the Episcopal Conference of Thailand on their ad Limina visit

by Pope Benedict XVI Details (2008.05.16)

(related to Bishops’ Conference of Thailand)

 Thailand 

English español (Spanish) français (French) Italiano (Italian) Português (Portuguese)

Speech

To participants in the Forum of Family Associations

by Pope Benedict XVI Details (2008.05.16)

 family 

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Speech

To participants in the meeting of the Superior Council of the Pontifical Mission Societies

by Pope Benedict XVI Details (2008.05.17)

 mission 

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Speech

To participants in a Study Seminar convoked by the Pontifical Council for the Laity to reflect on the pastoral care of the Ecclesial Movements and New Communities

by Pope Benedict XVI Details (2008.05.17)

(related to Pontifical Council for the Laity)

 movement 

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Homily

Mass in Piazza del Popolo, Savona

(Pastoral Visit to Savona and Genoa)

by Pope Benedict XVI Details (2008.05.17)

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Speech

Meeting with the Cathedral's Chapter and with members of Consecrated Life during the visit to the Cathedral of St. Lawrence in Genoa

(Pastoral Visit to Savona and Genoa)

by Pope Benedict XVI Details (2008.05.18)

 religious 

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Speech

Meeting with young people in Piazza Matteotti, Genoa

(Pastoral Visit to Savona and Genoa)

by Pope Benedict XVI Details (2008.05.18)

 youth 

English español (Spanish) français (French) Italiano (Italian) Português (Portuguese)

Homily

Mass in Piazza della Vittoria, Genoa

(Pastoral Visit to Savona and Genoa)

by Pope Benedict XVI Details (2008.05.18)

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Homily

Corpus Christi - Mass and Eucharistic Procession

by Pope Benedict XVI Details (2008.05.22)

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Speech

To participants in the meeting organized by the Pontifical Council for Social Communications

by Pope Benedict XVI Details (2008.05.23)

(related to Pontifical Council for Social Communications)

 communication 

English español (Spanish) français (French) Italiano (Italian) Português (Portuguese)

Speech

To Bishops of the Episcopal Conference of Albania on their ad Limina visit

by Pope Benedict XVI Details (2008.05.23)

(related to Konferenca Ipeshkvnore e Shquipërisë)

 Albania 

English español (Spanish) Italiano (Italian) Português (Portuguese)

Homily

Mass in suffrage of Cardinal Bernardin Gantin

by Pope Benedict XVI Details (2008.05.23)

English español (Spanish) français (French) Italiano (Italian) Português (Portuguese)

Speech

To a delegation from Bulgaria on the occasion of the feast of Saints Cyril and Methodius

by Pope Benedict XVI Details (2008.05.24)

 Bulgaria 

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Speech

To a delegation from the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia on the occasion of the feast of Saints Cyril and Methodius

by Pope Benedict XVI Details (2008.05.24)

 Macedonia 

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Speech

To the General Assembly of the Italian Episcopal Conference

by Pope Benedict XVI Details (2008.05.29)

 Italy 

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Speech

To the Ambassador of Liberia to the Holy See

by Pope Benedict XVI Details (2008.05.29)

 Liberia 

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Speech

To the Ambassador of the Republic of Uganda to the Holy See

by Pope Benedict XVI Details (2008.05.29)

 Uganda 

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Speech

To the Ambassador of the United Republic of Tanzania to the Holy See

by Pope Benedict XVI Details (2008.05.29)

 Tanzania 

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Speech

To the Ambassador of Nigeria to the Holy See

by Pope Benedict XVI Details (2008.05.29)

 Nigeria 

English Italiano (Italian) Português (Portuguese)

Speech

To the Ambassador of the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka to the Holy See

by Pope Benedict XVI Details (2008.05.29)

 Sri Lanka 

English Italiano (Italian) Português (Portuguese)

Speech

To the Ambassador of Guinea to the Holy See

by Pope Benedict XVI Details (2008.05.29)

 Guinea 

English español (Spanish) français (French) Italiano (Italian)

Speech

To the Ambassador of the Republic of Belarus to the Holy See

by Pope Benedict XVI Details (2008.05.29)

 Belarus 

English Italiano (Italian) Português (Portuguese)

Speech

To the Ambassador of the People's Republic of Bangladesh to the Holy See

by Pope Benedict XVI Details (2008.05.29)

 Bangladesh 

English français (French) Italiano (Italian) Português (Portuguese)

Speech

To the Ambassador of Chad to the Holy See

by Pope Benedict XVI Details (2008.05.29)

 Chad 

English français (French) Italiano (Italian) Português (Portuguese)

Speech

To new Ambassadors accredited to the Holy See

by Pope Benedict XVI Details (2008.05.29)

English español (Spanish) français (French) Italiano (Italian) Português (Portuguese)

Speech

To Bishops of the Episcopal Conference of Myanmar on their ad Limina visit

by Pope Benedict XVI Details (2008.05.30)

(related to Catholic Bishops’ Conference of Myanmar (M.C.B.C.))

 Myanmar 

English español (Spanish) Italiano (Italian) Português (Portuguese)

Speech

Celebration at the end of the Marian month of May

by Pope Benedict XVI Details (2008.05.31)

 Mary 

English español (Spanish) français (French) Italiano (Italian) Português (Portuguese)

Speech

To the Ambassador of Guatemala to the Holy See

by Pope Benedict XVI Details (2008.05.31)

 Guatemala 

English español (Spanish) Italiano (Italian) Português (Portuguese)

Speech

To the Bishops of Malaysia, Brunei and Singapore on their ad Limina visit

by Pope Benedict XVI Details (2008.06.06)

(related to Catholic Bishops’ Conference of Malaysia, Singapore and Brunei (B.C.M.S.B.))

 Brunei   Malaysia   Singapore 

English español (Spanish) Italiano (Italian) Português (Portuguese)

Speech

To participants in the Tenth Plenary Assembly of the Pontifical Council for Interreligious Dialogue

by Pope Benedict XVI Details (2008.06.07)

(related to Pontifical Council for Inter-Religious Dialogue)

 inter-religious dialogue 

English español (Spanish) français (French) Italiano (Italian) Português (Portuguese)

Speech

To participants at the Sixth European Symposium for University Professors

by Pope Benedict XVI Details (2008.06.07)

 university 

español (Spanish) français (French) Italiano (Italian) Português (Portuguese)

Speech

Inauguration of the Convention of the Diocese of Rome at the Basilica of St. John Lateran

by Pope Benedict XVI Details (2008.06.09)

 Rome 

English español (Spanish) français (French) Italiano (Italian) Português (Portuguese)

Speech

To the Bishops of Bangladesh on their ad Limina visit

by Pope Benedict XVI Details (2008.06.12)

(related to Catholic Bishops’ Conference of Bangladesh (C.B.C.B.))

 Bangladesh 

English español (Spanish) Italiano (Italian) Português (Portuguese)

Speech

Meeting with citizens and young people gathered in Lenio Flacco Square in Brindisi

(Pastoral Visit to Santa Maria di Leuca and Brindisi)

by Pope Benedict XVI Details (2008.06.14)

English español (Spanish) Italiano (Italian) Português (Portuguese)

Homily

Mass in the square in front of the Shrine of Santa Maria de finibus terrae in Santa Maria di Leuca

(Pastoral Visit to Santa Maria di Leuca and Brindisi)

by Pope Benedict XVI Details (2008.06.14)

English español (Spanish) Italiano (Italian) Português (Portuguese)

Speech

Meeting with priests gathered in the Cathedral of Brindisi

(Pastoral Visit to Santa Maria di Leuca and Brindisi)

by Pope Benedict XVI Details (2008.06.15)

English español (Spanish) Italiano (Italian) Português (Portuguese)

Homily

Mass at Sant'Apollinare Wharf in the Harbour of Brindisi

(Pastoral Visit to Santa Maria di Leuca and Brindisi)

by Pope Benedict XVI Details (2008.06.15)

English español (Spanish) français (French) Italiano (Italian) Português (Portuguese)

Speech

To the Ambassador of Cameroon to the Holy See

by Pope Benedict XVI Details (2008.06.16)

 Cameroon 

English français (French) Italiano (Italian) Português (Portuguese)

Speech

To Bishops of Pakistan on their ad Limina visit

by Pope Benedict XVI Details (2008.06.19)

(related to Pakistan Catholic Bishops’ Conference (P.C.B.C.))

 Pakistan 

English español (Spanish) Italiano (Italian) Português (Portuguese)

Speech

To participants in the International Catholic Radio Congress organized by the Pontifical Council for Social Communications

by Pope Benedict XVI Details (2008.06.20)

(related to Pontifical Council for Social Communications)

 radio 

English español (Spanish) Italiano (Italian) Português (Portuguese)

Homily

Homily delivered via satellite on the occasion of the closing Mass of the 49th International Eucharistic Congress in Québec

(49th International Eucharistic Congress (Québec, Canada))

by Pope Benedict XVI Details (2008.06.22)

 Eucharistic Congress 

English español (Spanish) français (French) Italiano (Italian) Português (Portuguese)

Speech

Greetings on the occasion of the publication of this first edition of L'Osservatore Romano in the Malayalam language

by Pope Benedict XVI Details (2008.06.25)

(related to L’Osservatore Romano)

 India 

English español (Spanish) français (French) Italiano (Italian) Português (Portuguese)

Speech

To Bishops of the Episcopal Conference of Honduras on their ad Limina visit

by Pope Benedict XVI Details (2008.06.26)

(related to Conferencia Episcopal de Honduras (C.E.H.))

 Honduras 

español (Spanish) Italiano (Italian)

Speech

To the Ambassador of Gabon to the Holy See

by Pope Benedict XVI Details (2008.06.26)

 Gabon 

English français (French) Italiano (Italian)

Speech

To the Officials of the Vicariate of Rome

by Pope Benedict XVI Details (2008.06.27)

 Rome 

English español (Spanish) Italiano (Italian)

Speech

To Bishops of Hong Kong and Macao on their ad Limina visit

by Pope Benedict XVI Details (2008.06.27)

(related to Diocese of Hong Kong 香港, Diocese of Macau 澳門)

 Hong Kong   Macau 

English Italiano (Italian) Português (Portuguese) 正體中文 (Traditional Chinese)

Speech

To the Ecumenical Patriarch of Constantinople on the occasion of the Solemnity of the Holy Apostles Peter and Paul and for the opening of the Pauline Year

by Pope Benedict XVI Details (2008.06.28)

 Orthodox Church   St. Paul 

English español (Spanish) Italiano (Italian) Português (Portuguese)

Homily

First Vespers of the Solemnity of the Holy Apostles Peter and Paul

(Year of St. Paul)

by Pope Benedict XVI Details (2008.06.28)

 St. Paul 

English español (Spanish) français (French) Italiano (Italian) Português (Portuguese)

Homily

Solemnity of Sts Peter and Paul - Homilies of the Holy Father and the Ecumenical Patriarch of Constantinople

(Year of St. Paul)

by Pope Benedict XVI Details (2008.06.29)

 metropolitan   Orthodox Church 

English español (Spanish) Italiano (Italian) Português (Portuguese)

Speech

To the Metropolitan Archbishops who received the Sacred Pallium on the Solemnity of Sts. Peter and Paul

by Pope Benedict XVI Details (2008.06.30)

 metropolitan 

English español (Spanish) Italiano (Italian) Português (Portuguese)

Speech

Interview of the Holy Father during the flight to Australia

(Apostolic Journey to Sydney, Australia)

by Pope Benedict XVI Details (2008.07.12)

 Australia 

English español (Spanish) Italiano (Italian)

Speech

Welcoming celebration by the young people at Barangaroo, East Darling Harbour of Sydney

(World Youth Day 2008 (Sydney))

by Pope Benedict XVI Details (2008.07.17)

 Australia 

English Deutsch (German) español (Spanish) français (French) Italiano (Italian) polski (Polish) Português (Portuguese)

Speech

Welcoming ceremony at Government House of Sydney

(Apostolic Journey to Sydney, Australia)

by Pope Benedict XVI Details (2008.07.17)

 Australia 

English Deutsch (German) español (Spanish) français (French) Italiano (Italian) polski (Polish) Português (Portuguese)

Speech

Meeting with a group of disadvantaged young people of the rehabilitation community of the University of Notre Dame in the Church of the Sacred Heart in Sydney

(Apostolic Journey to Sydney, Australia)

by Pope Benedict XVI Details (2008.07.18)

 Australia 

English español (Spanish) français (French) Italiano (Italian) polski (Polish) Português (Portuguese)

Speech

Meeting with representatives of other religions in the Chapter Hall of St. Mary’s Cathedral in Sydney

(Apostolic Journey to Sydney, Australia)

by Pope Benedict XVI Details (2008.07.18)

 Australia 

English español (Spanish) français (French) Italiano (Italian) polski (Polish) Português (Portuguese)

Speech

Ecumenical meeting in the Crypt of St. Mary’s Cathedral in Sydney

(Apostolic Journey to Sydney, Australia)

by Pope Benedict XVI Details (2008.07.18)

 Australia 

English español (Spanish) français (French) Italiano (Italian) polski (Polish) Português (Portuguese)

Speech

Vigil with the young people at Randwick Racecourse in Sydney

(World Youth Day 2008 (Sydney))

by Pope Benedict XVI Details (2008.07.19)

 Australia 

English español (Spanish) français (French) Italiano (Italian) polski (Polish) Português (Portuguese)

Homily

Mass with the Australian bishops, seminarians and novices at St. Mary’s Cathedral in Sydney

(Apostolic Journey to Sydney, Australia)

by Pope Benedict XVI Details (2008.07.19)

 Australia 

English español (Spanish) français (French) Italiano (Italian) polski (Polish) Português (Portuguese)

Speech

Meeting with benefactors and organizers of the 23rd World Youth Day at the Reception Hall of Cathedral House and in the Chapter Hall of St. Mary's Cathedral

(World Youth Day 2008 (Sydney))

by Pope Benedict XVI Details (2008.07.20)

 Australia 

English español (Spanish) français (French) Italiano (Italian) polski (Polish) Português (Portuguese)

Homily

Mass for the 23rd World Youth Day at Randwick Racecourse, Sydney

(World Youth Day 2008 (Sydney))

by Pope Benedict XVI Details (2008.07.20)

 Australia 

English español (Spanish) français (French) Italiano (Italian) polski (Polish) Português (Portuguese)

Speech

Farewell ceremony at the International Airport of Sydney

(Apostolic Journey to Sydney, Australia)

by Pope Benedict XVI Details (2008.07.21)

 Australia 

English español (Spanish) français (French) Italiano (Italian) polski (Polish) Português (Portuguese)

Speech

Greeting to the volunteers of the 23rd World Youth Day in the Domain of Sydney

(World Youth Day 2008 (Sydney))

by Pope Benedict XVI Details (2008.07.21)

 Australia 

English español (Spanish) français (French) Italiano (Italian) polski (Polish) Português (Portuguese)

Speech

Visit to the birth house of Saint Josef Freinademetz in Oies - Val Badia

by Pope Benedict XVI Details (2008.08.05)

 China 

Italiano (Italian) Português (Portuguese)

Speech

Meeting with the clergy of the Diocese of Bozen-Brixen

by Pope Benedict XVI Details (2008.08.06)

 priest 

English Italiano (Italian) Português (Portuguese)

Homily

Mass at the Pontifical Parish of Saint Thomas of Villanova in Castel Gandolfo

by Pope Benedict XVI Details (2008.08.15)

Italiano (Italian)

Speech

To Bishops of the Episcopal Conference of Nicaragua on their ad Limina visit

by Pope Benedict XVI Details (2008.09.06)

(related to Conferencia Episcopal de Nicaragua (C.E.N.))

 Nicaragua 

English Deutsch (German) español (Spanish) français (French) Italiano (Italian) Português (Portuguese)

Speech

Meeting with priests, seminarians and students of the Pontifical Theological Faculty of Sardinia gathered in the Cathedral of Cagliari

(Pastoral Visit to Cagliari)

by Pope Benedict XVI Details (2008.09.07)

English Deutsch (German) español (Spanish) français (French) Italiano (Italian) Português (Portuguese)

Speech

Meeting with the young people of Sardinia gathered in Yenne Square

(Pastoral Visit to Cagliari)

by Pope Benedict XVI Details (2008.09.07)

English Deutsch (German) español (Spanish) français (French) Italiano (Italian) Português (Portuguese)

Homily

Mass in the esplanade in front of the Shrine of Our Lady of Bonaria

(Pastoral Visit to Cagliari)

by Pope Benedict XVI Details (2008.09.07)

English Deutsch (German) español (Spanish) français (French) Italiano (Italian) Português (Portuguese)

Speech

To Bishops of the Episcopal Conference of Paraguay on their ad Limina visit

by Pope Benedict XVI Details (2008.09.11)

(related to Conferencia Episcopal Paraguaya (C.E.P.))

 Paraguay 

English Deutsch (German) español (Spanish) Italiano (Italian) Português (Portuguese)

Speech

Interview of the Holy Father during the flight to France

(Apostolic Journey to France)

by Pope Benedict XVI Details (2008.09.12)

 France 

English Deutsch (German) español (Spanish) français (French) Italiano (Italian) Português (Portuguese)

Speech

Meeting with authorities of State at the Elysée Palace in Paris

(Apostolic Journey to France)

by Pope Benedict XVI Details (2008.09.12)

 France 

English Deutsch (German) español (Spanish) français (French) Italiano (Italian) polski (Polish) Português (Portuguese)

Speech

Meeting with representatives of the Jewish community

(Apostolic Journey to France)

by Pope Benedict XVI Details (2008.09.12)

 France   Jews 

English Deutsch (German) español (Spanish) français (French) Italiano (Italian) polski (Polish) Português (Portuguese)

Speech

Meeting with representatives from the world of culture at the Collège des Bernardins in Paris

(Apostolic Journey to France)

by Pope Benedict XVI Details (2008.09.12)

 culture   France 

English Deutsch (German) español (Spanish) français (French) Italiano (Italian) polski (Polish) Português (Portuguese)

Speech

Greeting to young people gathered in the esplanade in front of Notre-Dame Cathedral

(Apostolic Journey to France)

by Pope Benedict XVI Details (2008.09.12)

 France   youth 

English Deutsch (German) español (Spanish) français (French) Italiano (Italian) polski (Polish) Português (Portuguese)

Homily

Celebration of Vespers with priests, religious, seminarians and deacons gathered at Notre-Dame Cathedral

(Apostolic Journey to France)

by Pope Benedict XVI Details (2008.09.12)

 France 

English Deutsch (German) español (Spanish) français (French) Italiano (Italian) polski (Polish) Português (Portuguese)

Homily

Mass on the Esplanade des Invalides in Paris

(Apostolic Journey to France)

by Pope Benedict XVI Details (2008.09.13)

 France 

English Deutsch (German) español (Spanish) français (French) Italiano (Italian) polski (Polish) Português (Portuguese)

Homily

Torchlight procession in Rosary Square

(Apostolic Journey to France)

by Pope Benedict XVI Details (2008.09.13)

 France   Lourdes 

English Deutsch (German) español (Spanish) français (French) Italiano (Italian) polski (Polish) Português (Portuguese)

Speech

Meeting with the French Bishops in the Hemicycle Sainte-Bernadette

(Apostolic Journey to France)

by Pope Benedict XVI Details (2008.09.14)

 France 

English Deutsch (German) español (Spanish) français (French) Italiano (Italian) polski (Polish) Português (Portuguese)

Speech

Meditation during the Blessed Sacrament Procession in the Prairie

(Apostolic Journey to France)

by Pope Benedict XVI Details (2008.09.14)

 France   Lourdes 

English Deutsch (German) español (Spanish) français (French) Italiano (Italian) polski (Polish) Português (Portuguese)

Homily

Mass on the occasion of the 150th anniversary of the Apparitions of the Blessed Virgin Mary in the Prairie

(Apostolic Journey to France)

(150th Anniversary of Lourdes)

by Pope Benedict XVI Details (2008.09.14)

 France   Lourdes 

English Deutsch (German) español (Spanish) français (French) Italiano (Italian) polski (Polish) Português (Portuguese)

Speech

Farewell ceremony at the Airport of Tarbes-Lourdes-Pyrénées in Lourdes

(Apostolic Journey to France)

by Pope Benedict XVI Details (2008.09.15)

 France 

English Deutsch (German) español (Spanish) français (French) Italiano (Italian) polski (Polish) Português (Portuguese)

Homily

Mass on the occasion of the 150th anniversary of the Apparitions of the Blessed Virgin Mary at Lourdes

(Apostolic Journey to France)

(150th Anniversary of Lourdes)

by Pope Benedict XVI Details (2008.09.15)

 France   Lourdes 

English Deutsch (German) español (Spanish) français (French) Italiano (Italian) polski (Polish) Português (Portuguese)

Speech

To the new Ambassador of Bosnia and Herzegovina to the Holy See

by Pope Benedict XVI Details (2008.09.18)

 Bosnia and Herzegovina 

English Deutsch (German) español (Spanish) français (French) Italiano (Italian) Português (Portuguese)

Speech

To Bishops of the Episcopal Conference of Panama on their ad Limina visit

by Pope Benedict XVI Details (2008.09.19)

(related to Conferencia Episcopal de Panamá (C.E.P.))

 Panama 

English Deutsch (German) español (Spanish) français (French) Italiano (Italian) Português (Portuguese)

Speech

To Bishops recently appointed taking part in a seminar sponsored by the Congregation for the Evangelization of Peoples

by Pope Benedict XVI Details (2008.09.20)

(related to Congregation for the Evangelization of Peoples)

 bishop 

English Deutsch (German) español (Spanish) français (French) Italiano (Italian) Português (Portuguese)

Homily

Mass and Dedication of the Altar in the Cathedral of Albano

by Pope Benedict XVI Details (2008.09.21)

English Deutsch (German) español (Spanish) français (French) Italiano (Italian) Português (Portuguese)

Speech

To Bishops recently appointed taking part in a seminar sponsored by the Congregation for the Evangelization of Peoples

by Pope Benedict XVI Details (2008.09.22)

(related to Congregation for the Evangelization of Peoples)

 bishop 

English Deutsch (German) español (Spanish) français (French) Italiano (Italian) Português (Portuguese)

Speech

To Bishops of the Episcopal Conference of Uruguay on their ad Limina visit

by Pope Benedict XVI Details (2008.09.26)

(related to Conferencia Episcopal del Uruguay (C.E.U.))

 Uruguay 

English Deutsch (German) español (Spanish) Italiano (Italian) Português (Portuguese)

Speech

To the Ambassador of the Czech Republic to the Holy See

by Pope Benedict XVI Details (2008.09.27)

 Czech Republic 

English Deutsch (German) français (French) Italiano (Italian) Português (Portuguese)

Speech

To participants at a Meeting sponsored by the Youth Tourist Centre and the International Office for Social Tourism

by Pope Benedict XVI Details (2008.09.28)

 tourism 

English Deutsch (German) español (Spanish) français (French) Italiano (Italian) Português (Portuguese)

Speech

To Bishops of Central Asia on their ad Limina visit

by Pope Benedict XVI Details (2008.10.02)

(related to Conferenza Episcopale del Kazakhstan)

 Kazakhstan   Kyrgyzstan   Tajikistan   Turkmenistan   Uzbekistan 

English Deutsch (German) español (Spanish) Italiano (Italian) Português (Portuguese) русский язык (Russian) (русский язык)

Speech

Official Visit of Pope Benedict XVI to H.E. Mr Giorgio Napolitano, President of the Italian Republic

by Pope Benedict XVI Details (2008.10.04)

 Italy 

English Deutsch (German) español (Spanish) français (French) Italiano (Italian) Português (Portuguese)

Homily

Mass for the Opening of the 12th Ordinary General Assembly of the Synod of Bishops

(12th Ordinary General Assembly of the Synod of Bishops)

by Pope Benedict XVI Details (2008.10.05)

 Bible   synod 

English Deutsch (German) español (Spanish) français (French) Italiano (Italian) Português (Portuguese)

Speech

Meditation of the Holy Father during the first General Congregation of the 12th Ordinary General Assembly of the Synod of Bishops

(12th Ordinary General Assembly of the Synod of Bishops)

by Pope Benedict XVI Details (2008.10.06)

 Bible 

English Deutsch (German) español (Spanish) français (French) Italiano (Italian) Português (Portuguese)

Homily

Mass on the 50th anniversary of the death of Pope Pius XII

by Pope Benedict XVI Details (2008.10.09)

English Deutsch (German) español (Spanish) français (French) Italiano (Italian) Português (Portuguese)

Speech

Address during the 14th General Congregation of the 12th Ordinary General Assembly of the Synod of Bishops

(12th Ordinary General Assembly of the Synod of Bishops)

by Pope Benedict XVI Details (2008.10.14)

 Bible 

English Deutsch (German) español (Spanish) français (French) Italiano (Italian) Português (Portuguese)

Speech

To Bishops of Ecuador on their ad Limina visit

by Pope Benedict XVI Details (2008.10.16)

(related to Conferencia Episcopal Ecuatoriana)

 Ecuador 

English español (Spanish) Italiano (Italian) Português (Portuguese)

Speech

To participants in the International Congress promoted by the Pontifical Lateran University on the 10th anniversary of the Encyclical Fides et Ratio

by Pope Benedict XVI Details (2008.10.16)

 reason 

English español (Spanish) français (French) Italiano (Italian) Português (Portuguese)

Speech

To the Ecumenical Patriarch on the occasion of the celebration of First Vespers of the 29th Sunday of Ordinary Time in the Sistine Chapel

by Pope Benedict XVI Details (2008.10.18)

 Orthodox Church 

English Deutsch (German) Italiano (Italian) Português (Portuguese)

Speech

Recitation of the Holy Rosary at the Pontifical Shrine of Pompeii

(Pastoral Visit to the Pontifical Shrine of Pompei)

by Pope Benedict XVI Details (2008.10.19)

English Deutsch (German) español (Spanish) français (French) Italiano (Italian) Português (Portuguese)

Homily

Mass in the Square in front of the Pontifical Shrine of Pompeii

(Pastoral Visit to the Pontifical Shrine of Pompei)

by Pope Benedict XVI Details (2008.10.19)

English Deutsch (German) español (Spanish) français (French) Italiano (Italian) Português (Portuguese)

Speech

To participants in the 110th National Congress of the Italian Surgery Society

by Pope Benedict XVI Details (2008.10.20)

 medical 

English español (Spanish) Italiano (Italian) Português (Portuguese)

Homily

Mass for the conclusion of the 12th Ordinary General Assembly of the Synod of Bishops

(12th Ordinary General Assembly of the Synod of Bishops)

by Pope Benedict XVI Details (2008.10.26)

 Bible   synod 

English Deutsch (German) español (Spanish) français (French) Italiano (Italian) Português (Portuguese)

Speech

Greetings to participants in the Synod of Bishops at the conclusion of luncheon

(12th Ordinary General Assembly of the Synod of Bishops)

by Pope Benedict XVI Details (2008.10.27)

español (Spanish) français (French) Italiano (Italian)

Speech

To the Ambassador of the Republic of the Philippines to the Holy See

by Pope Benedict XVI Details (2008.10.27)

 Philippines 

English Italiano (Italian) Português (Portuguese)

Speech

For the 50th anniversary of the election to the Pontificate of Blessed John XXIII

by Pope Benedict XVI Details (2008.10.28)

English Deutsch (German) español (Spanish) français (French) Italiano (Italian) Português (Portuguese)

Speech

To the Ambassador of Canada to the Holy See

by Pope Benedict XVI Details (2008.10.30)

 Canada 

English français (French) Italiano (Italian) Português (Portuguese)

Speech

To a delegation of the International Jewish Committee on Interreligious Consultations

by Pope Benedict XVI Details (2008.10.30)

 Jews 

English español (Spanish) français (French) Italiano (Italian) Português (Portuguese)

Speech

To students of the Pontifical Universities of Rome at the beginning of the Academic Year 2008/2009

by Pope Benedict XVI Details (2008.10.30)

 university 

English español (Spanish) français (French) Italiano (Italian) Português (Portuguese)

Speech

To participants in the Plenary of the Pontifical Academy of Sciences

by Pope Benedict XVI Details (2008.10.31)

 science 

English español (Spanish) français (French) Italiano (Italian) Português (Portuguese)

Speech

To participants in the 13th International Conference of the Catholic Fraternity of Charismatic Covenant Communities and Fellowship

by Pope Benedict XVI Details (2008.10.31)

(related to Pontifical Academies of Sciences)

 charismatic 

English español (Spanish) Italiano (Italian) Português (Portuguese)

Speech

To the Ambassador of the Arab Republic of Egypt to the Holy See

by Pope Benedict XVI Details (2008.11.06)

 Egypt 

English français (French) Italiano (Italian)

Speech

To participants in the Seminar organized by the “Catholic-Muslim Forum” sponsored by the Pontifical Council for Interreligious Dialogue

by Pope Benedict XVI Details (2008.11.06)

(related to Pontifical Council for Inter-Religious Dialogue)

 Muslims 

English Deutsch (German) español (Spanish) français (French) Italiano (Italian)

Speech

To the Ambassador of the Republic of Lithuania to the Holy See

by Pope Benedict XVI Details (2008.11.07)

 Lithuania 

English Italiano (Italian)

Speech

To participants in the International Congress sponsored by the Pontifical Academy for Life

by Pope Benedict XVI Details (2008.11.07)

(related to Pontifical Academy for Life)

 pro-life 

English español (Spanish) Italiano (Italian)

Speech

To the new Ambassador of the Republic of China to the Holy See

by Pope Benedict XVI Details (2008.11.08)

 Taiwan 

English Italiano (Italian) Português (Portuguese)

Speech

To participants in the congress on The Heritage of the Magisterium of Pius XII and the Second Vatican Council promoted by the Pontifical Lateran University and the Pontifical Gregorian University

by Pope Benedict XVI Details (2008.11.08)

 Vatican II 

English español (Spanish) français (French) Italiano (Italian) Português (Portuguese)

Speech

To Bishops of Bolivia on their ad Limina visit

by Pope Benedict XVI Details (2008.11.10)

(related to Conferencia Epsicopal Boliviana (C.E.B.))

 Bolivia 

English español (Spanish) Italiano (Italian) Português (Portuguese)

Speech

To the Ambassador of the Republic of San Marino to the Holy See

by Pope Benedict XVI Details (2008.11.13)

 San Marino 

English Italiano (Italian) Português (Portuguese)

Speech

To participants in the 23rd International Conference sponsored by the Pontifical Council for the Pastoral Assistance to Health Care Workers on Pastoral Care in the Treatment of Sick Children

by Pope Benedict XVI Details (2008.11.15)

(related to Pontifical Council for Pastoral Assistance to Health Care Workers)

 children   sick 

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Speech

To participants in the Plenary Assembly of the Pontifical Council for the Laity

by Pope Benedict XVI Details (2008.11.15)

(related to Pontifical Council for the Laity)

 laity 

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Speech

To the Ambassador of Lebanon to the Holy See

by Pope Benedict XVI Details (2008.11.17)

 Lebanon 

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Speech

To the Catholicos of the Armenian Apostolic Church of Cilicia

by Pope Benedict XVI Details (2008.11.24)

 Armenian Church   Orthodox Church 

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Homily

First Vespers of the First Sunday of Advent

by Pope Benedict XVI Details (2008.11.29)

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Homily

Pastoral Visit to the Basilica of St. Lawrence Outside the Walls on the occasion of the 1750th anniversary of the martyrdom of St Lawrence

by Pope Benedict XVI Details (2008.11.30)

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Speech

To Bishops of Chile on their ad Limina visit

by Pope Benedict XVI Details (2008.12.04)

 Chile 

español (Spanish) Italiano (Italian)

Speech

To the Ambassador of Argentina to the Holy See

by Pope Benedict XVI Details (2008.12.05)

(related to International Theological Commission)

 Argentina 

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Speech

To the Equestrian Order of the Holy Sepulchre of Jerusalem

by Pope Benedict XVI Details (2008.12.05)

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To the members of the International Theological Commission

by Pope Benedict XVI Details (2008.12.05)

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Speech

Act of Veneration to the Virgin Mary on the occasion of the Feast of the Immaculate Conception

by Pope Benedict XVI Details (2008.12.08)

 Mary 

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Speech

For the 60th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights

by Pope Benedict XVI Details (2008.12.10)

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Speech

Meeting with the Rome's university students

by Pope Benedict XVI Details (2008.12.11)

 university 

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Speech

To Bishops of Taiwan on their ad Limina visit

by Pope Benedict XVI Details (2008.12.12)

(related to Chinese Regional Bishops’ Conference)

 Taiwan 

English español (Spanish) Italiano (Italian)

Speech

Visit to the Embassy of Italy to the Holy See - Meeting with the Diplomatic Corps

by Pope Benedict XVI Details (2008.12.13)

 Italy 

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Speech

To the new Ambassadors accredited to the Holy See

by Pope Benedict XVI Details (2008.12.18)

 diplomacy 

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Speech

To the new Ambassador of the Republic of the Fiji Islands to the Holy See

by Pope Benedict XVI Details (2008.12.18)

 Fiji 

English Italiano (Italian)

Speech

To the new Ambassador of the Kingdom of Bahrain to the Holy See

by Pope Benedict XVI Details (2008.12.18)

 Bahrain 

English français (French) Italiano (Italian)

Speech

To the new Ambassador of the Republic of Kazakhstan to the Holy See

by Pope Benedict XVI Details (2008.12.18)

 Kazakhstan 

English français (French) Italiano (Italian)

Speech

To the new Ambassador of Tunisia to the Holy See

by Pope Benedict XVI Details (2008.12.18)

 Tunisia 

English français (French) Italiano (Italian)

Speech

To the new Ambassador of Belize to the Holy See

by Pope Benedict XVI Details (2008.12.18)

 Belize 

English Italiano (Italian)

Speech

To the new Ambassador of the Republic of Madagascar to the Holy See

by Pope Benedict XVI Details (2008.12.18)

 Madagascar 

English français (French) Italiano (Italian)

Speech

To the new Ambassador of Grand Duchy of Luxembourg to the Holy See

by Pope Benedict XVI Details (2008.12.18)

 Luxembourg 

English français (French) Italiano (Italian)

Speech

To the new Ambassador of the Republic of Iceland to the Holy See

by Pope Benedict XVI Details (2008.12.18)

 Iceland 

English Italiano (Italian)

Speech

To the new Ambassador of the Republic of Sierra Leone to the Holy See

by Pope Benedict XVI Details (2008.12.18)

 Sierra Leone 

English Italiano (Italian)

Speech

To the new Ambassador of the Kingdom of Sweden to the Holy See

by Pope Benedict XVI Details (2008.12.18)

 Sweden 

English Italiano (Italian)

Speech

To the new Ambassador of the Republic of Malawi to the Holy See

by Pope Benedict XVI Details (2008.12.18)

 Malawi 

English Italiano (Italian)

Speech

To managers and employees of the Vatican Television Centre with their family members

by Pope Benedict XVI Details (2008.12.18)

(related to Vatican Television Centre)

 television 

English español (Spanish) Italiano (Italian)

Speech

To the new Ambassador of the Seychelles to the Holy See

by Pope Benedict XVI Details (2008.12.19)

 Seychelles 

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Speech

To Professors and students of the Pontifical Institute of Christian Archaeology

by Pope Benedict XVI Details (2008.12.20)

 archaeology 

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Speech

Christmas greetings to the members of the Roman Curia and Prelature

by Pope Benedict XVI Details (2008.12.22)

 Roman Curia 

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Homily

Christmas - Midnight Mass

(Christmas Octave 2008)

by Pope Benedict XVI Details (2008.12.25)

 Christmas 

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Homily

Vespers and Te Deum

(Christmas Octave 2008)

by Pope Benedict XVI Details (2008.12.31)

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