Former Pope cites Bach’s enduring influence
July 28, 2020
CWN Editor's Note: Pope-emeritus Benedict pointed to the enduring cultural influence of J.S. Bach in a message to the organizers of the 2021 Bach Festival in Leipzig. The former Pontiff said that Bach’s goal in composing music was “none other than God’s glory and the recreation of the mind.” Benedict said: “Indeed Bach’s glorious music itself moves us deeply and glorifies God, even where He is not formally present through faith.The above note supplements, highlights, or corrects details in the original source (link above). About CWN news coverage.
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