Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI has sent a letter to Cardinal Vincent Nichols to thank him for an earlier communication in which the Cardinal offered Easter greetings and congratulations on his 94th birthday.
In particular, Pope Emeritus Benedict offered his greeting and blessing to the bishops, clergy and people of England and Wales.
“Fear not; you are looking for Jesus of Nazareth who was crucified. He is risen; he is not here.”
Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI is grateful for the kind greetings offered to him for Easter and his anniversaries.
Reciprocating with prayerful good wishes of peace and hope in the Risen Lord, he cordially sends his Blessing.
Thank you so much for your good letter.
With my greetings and my blessing for you, the bishops, clergy and people of England and Wales.
You can download Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI’s greeting.