Catholic ragtime enthusiast finds God at Mass and in the masses

Brandon Byrne was a featured performer at this year’s Scott Joplin International Ragtime Festival in Sedalia: “I feel like God’s fingerprints are on anything beautiful, because he made his creation very good. And anything that reflects that beauty will draw people to God himself.”

Notable quotes from Pope Benedict XVI

Here is a collection of notable quotes from Pope Benedict XVI from homilies, documents, messages and speeches from 2005 to 2013, the years he served as pope.