From Pope Francis

Pentecost Vigil on the occasion of the Golden Jubilee of the Renewal – 3 June 2017

Address to the Renewal in the Spirit – St. Peter’s Square – 3 July 2015

Address to the Worldwide Renewal at the 37th National Convocation of the Renewal in the Holy Spirit – Olympic Stadium, Rome – 1 June 2014


From Pope Benedict XVI

Pontiff Notes Hopes for Charismatic Renewal Vatican City, May 4, 2009

“Benedict XVI is wishing members of the charismatic renewal a revitalized closeness with the crucified and risen Christ. The Pope said this in a telegram signed by his secretary of state, Cardinal Tarcisio Bertone, and sent to the Italian chapter of the Catholic Charismatic Renewal, who were gathered last weekend in their 32nd national assembly in Rimini, Italy.”

Address of His Holiness Benedict XVI to participants in a meeting by the Catholic Fraternity of Charismatic Covenant

Communities and Fellowships Hall of Blessings, Friday, 31 October, 2008

“As I have been able to affirm in other circumstances, the Ecclesial Movements and New Communities which blossomed after the Second Vatican Council, constitute a unique gift of the Lord and a precious resource for the life of the Church. They should be accepted with trust and valued for the various contributions they place at the service of the common benefit in a an ordered and fruitful way…”

Homily of his Holiness Benedict XVI  St. Peter’s Square   Saturday, 3 June 2006

Prayer vigil and meeting, Solemnity of Pentecost
Meeting with the ecclesial movements and new communities

From Pope John Paul II

The Apostolic Letter of his Holiness Pope John Paul II – NOVO MILLENNIO INEUNTE
to the Bishops, Clergy and Lay Faithful at the close of the great Jubillee of the Year 2000


US Catholic Bishops

Grace for a New Springtime    

by the Administrative Committee of the National Conference of Catholic Bishops published on the anniversary of the 30th Anniversary of the Catholic Charismatic Renewal in March of 1997.

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