Pope Benedict XVI's Apostolic Visit
to the United States and His
Discussion of Sexual Abuse

April 15-21, 2008

Homilies, Interviews, and Addresses

- Interview of Pope Benedict XVI during the Flight to the U.S. (April 15, 2008)

- Text of Cardinal Francis George's Remarks at Pope Benedict's Meeting with U.S. Bishops (April 16, 2008)

- Address of Pope Benedict XVI to the U.S. Bishops (April 16, 2008)

- Questions and Answers After Pope Benedict's Address (April 16, 2008)

- Homily of Pope Benedict XVI during Mass at Washington Nationals Stadium (April 17, 2008)

- Interview with Bernie McDaid, Olan Horne, and Faith Johnston after Pope Benedict XVI Met with Them and Other Survivors, Campbell Brown, CNN (April 17, 2008)

- Transcript: Clergy Abuse Victims Meet with Pope, by Tovia Smith, National Public Radio (April 17, 2008)

- Transcript: Pope's Meeting with Abused Disturbs Some Victims, by Tovia Smith, National Public Radio (April 18, 2008)

- Pope Meets with Victims of Sex Abuse by Clergy, Apologizes, by Eric Gorski, Associated Press (April 18, 2008)

- Homily of Pope Benedict XVI during Mass at St. Patrick's Cathedral, New York (April 19, 2008)


- Letter to Bishops Regarding the More Serious Offenses Reserved to the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith, by Cardinal Joseph Ratzinger (May 18, 2001)

- A Statement of Episcopal Commitment, USCCB (November 13, 2002)

- Interview with Cardinal Joseph Ratzinger (November 30, 2002)

- Meditations for Way of the Cross, by Cardinal Joseph Ratzinger, Zenit (March 24, 2005)

- New Leader of U.S. Bishops Faulted in Abuse Case, by Barbara Bradley Hagerty, National Public Radio (November 13, 2007)

- Tears, Prayers As Pope Meets with Abuse Victims from Boston: Local Advocates Hail Overture, by Michael Paulson, Boston Globe (April 18, 2008)

- Defining Moment for Pope, Victims, O'Malley: Historic Meeting with Benedict Was Hatched in Secrecy, by Michael Paulson, Boston Globe (April 19, 2008)

- The Story Behind the Pope's Meeting with Sex Abuse Victims; Cardinal O'Malley Interview, by John L. Allen, Jr., National Catholic Reporter (April 25, 2008)

- In Book Crafted for Pope, a List, a Legacy: Artist's Flair Makes Names of Victims Hard to Forget, by Michael Paulson, Boston Globe (April 28, 2008)





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