Vacation

July 25, 2012

Pope's Vacation Reflects Purpose of Rest

Bishop of Castel Gandolfo, Italy, says having the Pope so close during the summer months 'is a great joy.' He says the Pope puts an emphasis on the value of time off, which should be for recreation for the heart, the spirit and the mind.

July 22, 2012

The Heart of Summer

User's Guide to Sunday, July 22.

August 3, 2011

Bible Tops Pope's Vacation Book List

Benedict XVI advises: 'This seems to be a good thing to do on the holidays — take a book of the Bible — so you have some relaxation and, at the same time, enter into the great expanse of the word of God and deepen your contact with the Eternal.'

July 8, 2011

Pope Benedict's R & R

'Jesus of Nazareth' Vol. 3 will be on his to-do list.

July 7, 2011

Pope Goes on Vacation — and Why We Should Too

How Benedict will spend his time off and why a little rest and relaxation is good for the soul and evangelization.

July 25, 2010

Light in August

Aug. 1 Editorial: Pope Benedict Speaks of a Higher Purpose for Down Time

June 26, 2010

Praying Underwater

Religious Dive Sites Around the World

July 17, 2009

Pope Benedict Breaks Wrist in Bathroom Fall

July 14, 2009

Benedict’s Productive Vacations

April 14, 2009

Papal Vacation Plans