Skip to main content

Benedict XVI: being Christian today is out of fashion

Get Flash to see this Video.

Version 8 and above required to view videos

Uploaded by on Jan 13, 2013

This morning, in the splendid setting of the Sistine Chapel, on the Feast of the Baptism of Jesus, the Pope gave the first sacrament of Christian life to 20 babies, the children of Vatican employees. Addressing the godparents, the Holy Father in his homily pointed out that today, it is not easy to show openly and without compromise what you believe in the face of a society that often considers those who live in the faith of Jesus old-fashioned and out of date. In the wake of this mentality, Benedict XVI added, even among Christians there may be a risk of understanding the relationship with Jesus as something that is detrimental to personal fulfilment as a limit on our freedom, that must be el ...


Views:
1,044

Channel:
Vatican

Keywords:
Catholic Benedict


Find any video Catholic Online has to offer.

0 Comments

Leave a Comment

Comments submitted must be civil, remain on-topic and not violate any laws including copyright. We reserve the right to delete any comments which are abusive, inappropriate or not constructive to the discussion.

Though we invite robust discussion, we reserve the right to not publish any comment which denigrates the human person, undermines marriage and the family, or advocates for positions which openly oppose the teaching of the Catholic Church.

This is a supervised forum and the Editors of Catholic Online retain the right to direct it.

We also reserve the right to block any commenter for repeated violations. Your email address is required to post, but it will not be published on the site.

We ask that you NOT post your comment more than once. Catholic Online is growing and our ability to review all comments sometimes results in a delay in their publication.

Send me important information from Catholic Online and it's partners. See Sample

Post Comment


Upload

Want to share your informative and entertaining video with an international audience? Sign In

Newsletter Sign Up