St Augustine: the youth that never grew old

On Wednesday, 28 August, the Church celebrates the feast of St. Augustine. Pope Emeritus, Benedict XVI, the great Augustinian, said of him during his weekly general audience of Wednesday 9 January 2008: “It could be said, on the one hand, that all the roads of Latin Christian literature led to Hippo (today, Annaba, on the coast of Algeria), the place where he was Bishop from 395 to his death in 430, and, on the other, that from this city of Roman Africa, many other roads of later Christianity and of Western culture itself branched out.” Continue reading “St Augustine: the youth that never grew old”