Cardinal Dolan speaks with Rabbi David Rosen about Pope Francis’ trip to the Holy Land.
The USCCB Media Blog is previewing the upcoming visit by Pope Francis to the Holy Land. Yesterday they carried a piece by me on the visit deepening the friendship between Catholics and Jews. Today, Bishop Richard Pates of Des Moines blogs on bringing hope to a hopeless situation. They will have more entries in the days to come. Stay tuned!
This piece comes from Jerusalem. Here I am, in great company of fifty priests from the archdiocese, on a ”retreat-pilgrimage.”
Can you think of a better place to renew faith in God and hear again the call to discipleship from His Son, Jesus?
We are keeping your intentions in our prayers, as well as those of our Jewish neighbors, for whom this land is especially holy.
It’s said that reading or listening to the Bible is never the same after a pilgrimage to Israel. I’d agree.
Of the multiple spiritual fruits of a retreat here, one stands out for me: we have a…