Cardinal Paul Cordes

About Cardinal Paul Cordes

Paul Josef Cardinal Cordes was born in Kirchhundem, Germany in 1934, and became auxiliary bishop of Paderborn, Germany in 1976. In 1980, Pope John Paul II appointed him Vice-President of the Pontifical Commission for the Laity. From December 1995 until October 2010, Cardinal Cordes was President of the Pontifical Commission “Cor Unum.” Cardinal Cordes has also been one of the first organizers of World Youth Day.

Spiritual Communion: Freed from the Dust of Centuries

On the Pastoral Milieu: Extreme Alternatives to Approaching the Lord’s Table From hearsay: The vigil of All Saints’ Day in the early 20th century. A small farm in Westphalia, Germany. Tomorrow’s Mass is one of the few times in the year in … [Read more...]