23Dec Pope Francis to the Curia: “Priests are like airplanes”!

The official translation is now available at http://w2.vatican.va/content/francesco/en/speeches/2014/december/documents/papa-francesco_20141222_curia-romana.html.
The introduction says, "Francis received in audience the Cardinals and the Superiors of the Roman Curia for Christmas greetings." Francis mentions "brothers and sisters" at the beginning!
Pádraig McCarthy

23Dec 23rd December. Tuesday of the 4th Week of Advent

A costly Yes to God: The gospel records the moment when Mary said "yes" to God's call to be the mother of God's Son. It suggests that her "yes" did not come without a struggle. When God first spoke to her through the angel Gabriel, Mary was "deeply disturbed" . . .