23 July, Saturday, Feast of St Bridget of Sweden

What Bridget of Sweden can teach us today

(from an address of pope Benedict XVI in St Peter’s Square, October 28, 2010.)

I would like to present the figure of St Bridget of Sweden, co-patroness of Europe, her message, and the reasons why this woman has much to teach — even today — to the Church and to the world. We know well the events of her life, because