Happy 83rd Birthday to Our Holy Father Pope Benedict XVI!
"My dear friends –
at this moment I can only say:
pray for me,
that I may learn to love the Lord more and more.
Pray for me, that I may learn to love his flock more and more
– in other words, you, the holy Church,
each one of you and all of you together.
Pray for me,
that I may not flee for fear of the wolves.
Let us pray for one another,
that the Lord will carry us
and that we will learn to carry one another."
~ His Holiness Pope Benedict XVI, Papal Inaugural Mass, April 24, 2005