Homily of the new Holy Father, delivered to the cardinals at his first Mass after becoming Pope.
A letter sent by Bishop Javier Echevarría to the members of the Priestly Society of the Holy Cross, the faithful of the Prelature of Opus Dei, cooperators and friends.
Letter of bishop Echevarría to the faithful of the Prelature and cooperators of Opus Dei.
Updated news release from the Vatican Information Service.
The Pope's situation is stable but his condition remains grave. The biological indications are unsettled, and the blood pressure erratic. He continues to be "lucid, fully conscious, and very serene," according to the Vatican spokesman, Joaquin Navarro-Valls.
"I pray for his Holiness, for all that he bears in his soul. And I ask God to accompany him, to fill him with his light, and to flood him even more with serenity." Declaration of Bishop Javier Echevarria, Prelate of Opus Dei, April 1, 2005.