On the eve of Pope Benedict's arrival in Germany, the man responsible for organising
the papal visit in his homeland, Father Hans Langendörfer, SJ, tells Veronica Scarisbrick
it was a difficult task, given the three very different locations the Pope will travel
to inside Germany.
Asked about his hopes for this visit, Father Langendörfer
says in addition to the political side as it's a state visit, the trip has "a huge
spiritual and religious part" and says the Pope will "address the importance of religious
faith to mankind."
Father Langendörfer says he trusts "there will be some interesting
messages to the public and political arena as well as to believers" ... both Catholic
Listen to the interview by Veronica Scarisbrick with
Papal trip organizer, Father Hans Langendörfer, Secretary of the German Bishops' Conference: