The Power of the Cross
Publication Date: January 30, 2023
"The Power of the Cross: Good Friday Sermons from the Papal Preacher" by Cardinal Raniero Cantalamessa presents over forty years of profound Good Friday homilies delivered in St. Peter's Basilica before the last three popes. These sermons explore the mystery of Christ's Passion against the backdrop of our contemporary world, highlighting the day of Good Friday as a time of both mourning and rejoicing within the Paschal Mystery. Cardinal Cantalamessa offers insights into the cross of Christ as a victory over sin and suffering, serving as a beacon for New Evangelization in spirit and power. This collection is not only an exploration of the central mystery of Christian faith but also a call to view the modern world through the transformative lens of Christ's cross.