16.5.10

Reação do Papa à visita a Portugal: "struck, very content and comforted."

"In an interview with Vatican Radio on Saturday Vatican spokesman Fr. Federico Lombardi reviewed the highlights and important messages from the week's Apostolic Trip to Portugal...


The outcome of the trip was "certainly positive," according to Fr. Lombardi's evaluation. He added, "I would even say superior to the expectation."

The Vatican spokesman noted a highlight of the "marvelous trip" in the warm and vast welcome of the people of Portugal, which surpassed the organizer's predictions, he said, and left the Pope himself "struck, very content and comforted."


He explained that Pope Benedict was able to “live this trip in the best conditions and also as a moment of great spiritual experience of prayer.”
...

Fr. Lombardi closed the interview by recalling the vitality he witnessed in the Portuguese Church which he called "a great sign of hope for the Church that walks (ahead)."

[Fonte]

Sem comentários: