(Vatican Radio) Accompanying visitors to Rome through St Peter’s Square one Sunday,
our very own official from the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith, Monsignor
John Kennedy, was startled by the simple question from one of his party. What is the
Many may have heard of the Pope’s weekly appointment with
faithful at noon every Sunday, come rain hail or burning sun. Be he in Vatican City
State, on vacation or on a pastoral visit, the Angelus is the one public event that
the Pope hardly ever misses out on, wherever he may be. But did you know that it
is a prayer? Do you know what kind of prayer it is? Where it originates from? Or when
Pope’s first started saying it together with the faithful of the Universal Church.
These are just some of the questions sent in by listeners that Mons. Kennedy
answers in this week’s episode of Questions of Faith, as he helps us to navigate the
modern world and rediscover what we believe and why we believe. Listen:
So if you
have any questions, big or small, why not ask the official? You can do this by submitting
them to Vatican Radio’s – English Section Facebook page as a post or private message
and tuning in each Tuesday to find out the answers to your Questions of Faith.