Papal addresses thus far – and some truly atrocious liturgical music

Day Two of Benedict’s Germany trip is underway

We should start to see some analysis soon, but for the time being, here are a links to the full texts of the Holy Father’s speeches and addresses of his Germany trip, thus far:

Address at the Welcoming Ceremony at Bellevue Castle

Homily at Olympic Stadium

Address to the Bundestag (German Parliament)

Speech to Jewish leaders

Speech to Muslim leaders

Address at the ecumenical prayer gathering at the former Augustinian convent at Erfurt

Related: George Neumayr: “The Media Bias to Come”

Rocco Palmo: “Das ElevatorMusik, PapstTrip Edition”

Dylan Parry: “If it wasn’t for the Pope’s presence at the Mass, the whole spectacle wouldn’t have seemed very Catholic at all.”


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