October 11, 2012

Pope Inaugurates 'Year of Faith'

Pope Benedict opened a global "Year of Faith" as he conducted mass in St. Peter's Square on Thursday, Agence France Presse reports. The Vatican is celebrating the 50th anniversary of a council that changed the face of Catholicism, as it tries to rekindle the religious fervor of the time amid rising secularism.

Read a transcript of the Pope's homily at The National Catholic Register.

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