Truth of faith is God’s gift, Pope says at close of annual seminar
CWN – September 03, 2012
The annual meeting of the Ratzinger Schülerkreis–the seminar bringing together former theology students of Pope Benedict XVI—ended on September 2 with a Mass celebrated by the Pontiff at the Mariapoli Centre in Castel Gandolfo.
This year’s meeting of the seminar discussed ecumenism. In his homily at the closing Mass the Pope emphasized that the Church receives the truth as a gift from God, not as the product of any human wisdom. “There is no room for triumphalism of any kind,” he said; “but only for joy and gratitude at the gift we have received, a gift we did not create.”
Additional sources for this story: Closure of the Summer Seminar of the Ratzinger Schülerkreis (VIS) www.visnews-en.blogspot.com/2012/09/closure-of-summer-seminar-of-ratzinger.html