Pope Benedict will visit the USA from April 16-20. He will of course meet numerous leaders and give a series of addresses, including celebrating Masses in stadiums in DC and NYC. Here is an invitation. What do you think the Pope should say to American Catholics (and thus also to the American public)? What should his message be? What strength or weakness should he note and point to?America would like to hear your responses--in 100 words or less. In addition to your e-mail responses, we will be soliciting responses from some friends of America. Depending upon the quality and quantity of the responses, we plan on putting the best responses together into an article that would be published one or two weeks before the Pope’s visit. If you send in a response, we presume we might publish it, unless you indicate otherwise. Deadline for responses that might be published in the magazine is March 17. Thank you in advance! Peter Schineller, S.J.
What Should the Pope Say?