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New Evangelization: Priorities for the Next Pope

Last edited 24th February 2013

New Evangelization: Priorities for the Next Pope

Not only will Pope Benedict XVI not be publishing his third encyclical on the theological virtues, the one on faith, but he leaves before issuing the postsynodal exhortation on the new evangelization.

In his homily for the concluding Mass of the synod of bishops held last October on the new evangelization, Benedict XVI spoke of “the urgent need to proclaim Christ anew in places where the light of faith has been weakened, in places where the fire of God is more like smouldering cinders, crying out to be stirred up, so that they can become a living flame that gives light and heat to the whole house.” (Oct. 28, 2012) Visit this article by Fr. John Flynn to read more.


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