Click here for more posts on the Pope's UK visit This was a nice surprise find on the BBC website. A British Dominican sisters writes about a visit her congregation had with Cardinal Ratzinger in Rome, in anticipation of seeing him during this visit:

It was such an experience of the universal Church, being united through a common faith and baptism. The excitement of being part of something so wonderful and so much bigger than yourself brings great hope, for the message that he brings is none other than Christ, our hope and our reconciliation; so much needed in our world today.

And it includes this neat photo:

The world needs more happy sister photos. So many of them are. But we rarely hear about them.

Kathryn Jean Lopez is editor-at-large of National Review Online .

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