June 11, 2010. Closing the Year for priests, pope Benedict XVI spoke also in English in front of 15 thousands people from all over the world. "I now wish to greet all the English-speaking priests present at today’s celebration! My dear brothers, as I thank you for your love of Christ and of his bride the Church, I ask you again solemnly to be faithful to your promises".
"Serve God and your people with holiness and courage, and always conform your lives to the mystery of the Lord’s cross. May God bless your apostolic labours abundantly!", said the pope.