Pope Benedict’s Second Address on Pope Gregory the Great

Posted September 4, 2019 1:20 am by Pope Benedict XVI

Pope Benedict’s Second Address on Pope Gregory the Great

BENEDICT XVI
GENERAL AUDIENCE
Wednesday, 4 June 2008
Saint Gregory the Great (2)
Dear Brothers and Sisters,
Today, at our Wednesday appointment, I return to the extraordinary figure of Pope Gregory the Great to receive some additional light from his rich teaching. Notwithstanding the many duties connected to his office as the Bishop of Rome, he left to us numerous works, from which the Church in successive centuries has drawn with both hands. Besides the important correspondence – in last week’s catechesis I cited the Register that contains over 800 letters – first of all he left us writings of an exegetical character, among which his Morals, a commentary

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