March 28, 2011.
During Sunday's Angelus, the pope called for an end
to the violence in Libya and North Africa. Benedict XVI
stressed the importance of using “all available means” to
achieve a peaceful and lasting solution.
I raise my prayers to the Lord for a return to harmony in Libya and
in the entire region of North Africa, I make a heartfelt appeal to
international organisations and to political and military leaders for
the immediate launch of a dialogue that will halt the use of arms.”
Pope also stressed
the importance of personal prayer, especially during the
season of Lent.
waits for us, especially in this Lenten season, to speak with
with my heart. Let's stop and look
a moment of silence in our room, in a secluded place. Let's
his voice saying: 'if
you knew the gift of God.'”
XVI explained that Jesus is
for the faith of each person
said that during Lent, “God expects every person to speak from