October 8, 2012
(Romereports.com) After welcoming the Synod on the New Evangelization, Benedict XVI led the angelus, where he prayed for the bishops who are taking part in the Synod.
“I invite everyone to pray for
the work of the Synod of Bishops, which in the coming days will reflect
on The New Evangelization for the Transmission of the Christian faith.”
The Pope then talked about the two new Doctors of the Church. St. John of Avila and St. Hildegard of Bingen.
their lives and works continue to be guiding lights, in proclaiming
the Kingdom of God. May they help us all to grow every day in an
authentic life of faith.”
For the upcoming Year
of Faith, which begins on October 11, Benedict XVI called on Christians
to pray the rosary, as the official prayer of the Year of Faith.
would like to suggest to everyone to renew the prayer of the Rosary in
the upcoming Year of Faith. With the Rosary, we allow ourselves to be
guided by Mary, model of faith, in meditating on the mysteries of
The Year of Faith will begin on October 11 which coincides with the 50th anniversary of the Second Vatican Council.