Bishop John Gaydos of Jefferson City, Mo., was at the Vatican this week visiting with Pope Benedict and reporting on the health of his diocese, but the trip also brought back memories of seeing John Paul II in 1997.
Bishop Gaydos said it is “really heartening” for him to meet with Benedict XVI.
“Peter is listening to us, wanting to make sure that we know that we are working with him and that he is praying and working with us,” the bishop told EWTN News March 12 outside the Congregation for Divine Worship in Vatican City.
This visit drew U.S .bishops from Iowa, Kansas, Missouri and Nebraska.
“We spoke of vocations, of seminary work, of the new opportunity we have with the Hispanic people...READ MORE