What is the pope of Rome’s theology on “Thought For The Day”?

Today, 24th December 2010, the pope of Rome broadcast a message to the British people on BBC Radio 4's "Thought For The Day", the day before the Queen's traditional broadcast to the nation. It made the news as it is the first time a Roman pontiff has done so. The BBC news reported this as …

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The pope of Rome in Glasgow – Thursday 16/9/2010

Joseph Ratzinger, the pope of Rome, travelled from Edinburgh to celebrate a Roman Catholic mass in Bellahouston Park, Glasgow.  About 65-70,000 people attended, which contrasts with the 250,000 who turned out at the same location in 1982 to see pope John Paul II (which has been claimed to be the largest religious service ever held …

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The pope of Rome in Edinburgh 16/9/2010 – so what was his message?

When famous people meet each other, choreography and posturing is very important to them. This is why our Queen Elizabeth was expected to wear black while visiting the Vatican. So on this occasion one commentator asked: when the pope of Rome meets the Queen, who bows first? Answer: neither. This demonstrates how important choreography is …

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