Posted by SCMO on 9th May 2005 in Christianity |
...for their support
and added: I pray that your support
for me will never fail! . Then he greeted each Cardinal individually by name. On the occasion of his formal inauguration as Pope some further two days later, the Pope indicated: My real programme of governance is not to do my own will, not to pursue my own ideas, but to listen, together with the whole Church, to the word and will of God, to be guided by him, so that he himself will lead the Church at this hour of our history . And then he went on to present a very simple pastoral homily on the two liturgical symbols which represented the inauguration of his ministry “ the pallium around his shoulders...