For the love of God and man, once again I raise an anguished cry: May such criminal deeds never be repeated against any ethnic group, against any race, in any corner of this world!
She who belongs to the "weak and poor of the Lord" bears in herself, like no other member of the human race, that "glory of grace" which the Father "has bestowed on us in his beloved Son"
As I return from my pilgrimage to Lisieux, allow me also to invoke the little Carmelite, St. Therese of the Child Jesus, who has many close ties with Vietnam
A surprise phone call to the Prioress on the morning of the 12th came... delivering an order from the Holy Father for Sister Lucia
She found the strength not to betray priests and friends of the community, facing death with integrity
At the summit, as the source and goal, is the merciful love of the three Divine Persons, as she expresses it, especially in her Act of Oblation to Merciful Love
Light of Christ for all the Church in Chile: this is Sister Teresa of the Andes, Teresa de Jesús, a Discalced Carmelite nun and the first fruits of holiness of the Teresian Carmel in Latin America
The Virgin Mary is a model, the faithful accomplisher of God's will, for those who do not accept passively the adverse circumstances of personal and social life
St Maravillas of Jesus was motivated by a heroic faith that shaped her response to an austere vocation
It is my heartfelt wish that the commemorative year, recently inaugurated, may arouse a renewed interest in the figure of this great Saint
You, the crucified Spouse! You, Christ, my strength!