Here below is the fulltext of the much-awaited keynote on the New Evangelization given to today's pre-Consistory gathering of the Pope and College of Cardinals by Cardinal-designate Timothy Dolan of New York, the President of the US Conference of Catholic Bishops:
Cardinal Dolan's soundbite of the day no doubt :
"We are but “scarlet audio- visual aids” for all of our brothers and sisters also called to be ready to suffer and die for Jesus....."
(H/T To Rocco Palmo at Whispers in The Loggia for text of speech.
;The Announcement of the Gospel Today, Between missio ad gentes and the New Evangelization"