Peter Erdo

Letter #43, 2015: Apostasy

October 12, 2015, Monday — Apostasy “It is our very sleepiness to the presence of God that renders us insensitive to evil: we don’t hear God because we don’t want to be disturbed.” —Pope Benedict XVI, Vatican City, April 20, 2011, General Audience “The attempts made through the ages to extinguish the light of God, to [...]

Letter #35, 2015: "Be Opened"

September 6, 2015, Sunday — "Be opened" “Every parish, every religious community, every monastery, every sanctuary of Europe, take in one family.” —Pope Francis in his Angelus prayer at noon today in St. Peter's Square, when he made the astonishing request to all of the Church parishes and monasteries in Europe that each take in one [...]

Letter #36: Silence

March 6, 2013, Wednesday -- Silence Silence, of a sort, has descended over the meeting of the cardinals in the lead-up to the Conclave. The American cardinals today canceled their scheduled press conference at the North American College -- the NAC, as it is called, on the Janiculum Hill just above the Vatican. Cardinal Timothy Dolan [...]