After praying the Angelus with the faithful in Castelgandolfo, Benedict XVI expressed his sorrow over the catastrophe which struck the city of New Orleans, and the one in Baghdad which took hundreds of lives last Wednesday due to sudden panic in a religious procession.
A group of modern-day explorers went looking for their treasure recently. Neither distance nor sweltering heat could keep 15 Monterrey, Mexico, university students and their five Canadian counterparts from an unforgettable joint project with Nahuatl-speaking indigenous people in the heart of the Eastern Sierra Madre, July 10 to 23, 2005
The Holy Father addressed his homily during the Holy Mass to a large crowd of participants at the World Youth Day.
On August 7, the Opus Dei Prelate observed the 50th anniversary of his priestly ordination. He was ordained in Madrid with other members of Opus Dei in 1955. The anniversary is to be publicly celebrated in September. The following passages are taken from Bishop Echevarría's book, "Para Servir a la Iglesia"
Evgeni Pazukhin of St. Petersburg, Russia, is a philosopher and author. He has written the first biography of St. Josemaría Escrivá in Russian.
Iroto Rural Development Centre was started at the beginning of 1986.