Posted by SCMO on 19th April 2005 in Christianity |
Cardinal O'Brien welcomes Pope Benedict XVI. Following the election
of Cardinal Joseph Ratzinger as Pope Benedict XVI, Cardinal Keith O'Brien has issued the following statement from the Vatican at 20.00 (GMT); "It has been a great joy for me to share with my brother Cardinals in the election
of Cardinal Ratzinger as Pope Benedict XVI, he is a man of deep spirituality, a renowned theologian and a wonderful choice as Supreme Pontiff of the Catholic Church." "The election
of a Pope is a time of joy and hope for Catholics in Scotland and around the world. I am sure that Scotland's Catholics and all people of goodwill in our country will join with me in asking...