Pope praises Chopin
Catholic World News - March 03, 2010
At the conclusion of his regular weekly public audience on March 3, Pope Benedict took time to greet visitors from Sophia University in Japan and participants in a Vatican conference on pastoral care for gypsies.
Then, speaking in Polish, the Holy Father took note of the bicentenary of the birth of Frederic Chopin. "May the music of this famous Polish composer, who made such a great contribution to the culture of Europe and the world, bring those who listen to him close to God and help them discover the depth of man's spirit," he said.
An appeal from our founder, Dr. Jeffrey Mirus:
Dear reader: If you found the information on this page helpful in your pursuit of a better Catholic life, please support our work with a donation. Your donation will help us reach seven million Truth-seeking readers worldwide this year. Thank you!
Our Spring Challenge Grant
Progress toward our Spring Challenge Grant goal ($17,894 to go):
All comments are moderated. To lighten our editing burden, only current donors are allowed to Sound Off. If you are a donor, log in to see the comment form; otherwise please support our work, and Sound Off!