The full text of Pope Benedict XVI's last Angelus address before he steps down on Thursday.
Dear Brothers and Sisters,
Thank you for your affection!
Today, the second Sunday of Lent, we have a particularly beautiful Gospel, the Transfiguration of the Lord. The evangelist Luke puts particular emphasis on the fact that Jesus was transfigured as he prayed: his is a profound experience of relationship with the Father during a sort of spiritual retreat that Jesus lives on a high mountain in the company of Peter, James and John, the three disciples always present in moments of divine manifestation of the Master (Luke 5:10, 8.51, 9.28).
The Lord, who shortly before had foretold...READ MORE