America welcomes Benedict XVI
United States is greeting a very spacial guest today, Pope Benedict XVI. Today is his birthday, which this nation was delighted to celebrate with the successor to the other great Pope – John Paul II. There is something about this successor to the Saint Peter, that draws millions too him.
President George W. Bush has been thrilled in being able to great the new leader of Catholic Church.
Many times, I have criticized George Bush for being to weak and to wobbly on affairs of today’s world, but today he made me proud again. As he greeted Pope Benedict XVI, he stated”
Most of all, Holy Father, you will find in America people whose hearts are open to your message of hope,…In a world where some treat life as something to be debased and discarded, we need your message that all human life is sacred, and that each of us is willed, each of us is loved, and each of us is necessary.