August 10, 2011. (Romereports.com) (-ONLY VIDEO-) During the general audience at Castel Gandolfo, Benedict XVI talked about the great importance of having inner silence. It's something that helps in prayer and also in hearing the voice of God. FULL TEXT
"I greet all the English-speaking visitors present today, including the groups from Guam, Canada and the United States of America. My special greeting goes to the young people en route to World Youth Day in Madrid! In these days the Church celebrates the feasts of great saints like Lawrence, Clare of Assisi and Edith Stein. May their example and intercession help us to draw closer to God through the practice of the quiet prayer and contemplation. May the Lord bless you and your families with his joy and peace!"