zondag 19 februari 2012

RKKnipsel: "Sounding hoarse and looking tired", pope told new cardinals to “bear witness to the joy of love".

Uit de Washington Post

"Sounding hoarse and looking tired, Pope Benedict XVI is leading 22 new “princes” of the church at Mass in St. Peter’s Basilica a day after installing them as cardinals.

Many of the men who sat before the pope Sunday in white robes will likely vote in secret conclave for Benedict’s successor after his death. Benedict, who turns 85 in April, read a long homily in a hoarse voice and appeared weary on the third day of public rituals for the new cardinals. Benedict told the 22 new members of the College of Cardinals their main task is their main task is to “bear witness to the joy of love.”

Roodkapje "bears witness to the joy of love door tuchtklachten in te dienen tegen mede-gelovigen terwijl de rest van het grondpersoneel de andere kant op kijkt.