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Pope: Respect for Marriage is Path to Peace

Zenit News Agency • 4/16/2008

The Pope "clearly connects life and marriage, the human person in the human family, with the most fundamental international issues of peace and human rights facing our times." MANASSAS, Virginia (Zenit) - A new analysis shows an unusual twist Benedict XVI has given to talk of how to end global ...


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Papal Visit Expected to Heal Divisions

By • Zenit News Agency • 4/16/2008

Pontifical University Professor Gives Outlook on the Pope's apostolic visit to the USA. ROME (Zenit) - Benedict XVI's trip to the United States will be a chance to heal past wounds and to address current issues, says a professor from the Pontifical Gregorian University. Ohio-native Donna Orsuto ...


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Pope Benedict greeted by President

Catholic News Service • 4/16/2008

Pope Benedict "will hear from the president that America and the world need to hear his message that God is love, that human life is sacred" be guided by common moral law, and that we have responsibilities to care for our brothers and sisters in need at home and across the world," White House press ...


The Pope has arrived in the United States and the excitement builds for what will be an historic apostolic visit.

BREAKING: The ‘Vicar of Christ’ has arrived.

By • Catholic Online • 4/15/2008

The exuberant crowd broke into cheers. One could feel the palpable sense of excitement. The Vicar of Christ had arrived. WASHINGTON, D.C. (Catholic Online) - At approximately 4:01 p.m., the door of “Shepherd One” opened and the whole world watched in anticipation. After the entourage traveling ...


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Bush Honors Benedict

By • Catholic Online • 4/15/2008

On Wednesday morning Pope Benedict XVI will become the second pontiff to visit a sitting president at the White House. President Bush is truly rolling out the red carpet, greeting the Holy Father upon his arrival at Andrews Air Force Base on Tuesday afternoon. WASHINGTON (Catholic Online) – An ...


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Why the Holy Father likes America

By • Catholic Online • 4/15/2008

It is said that the Holy Father sees in America a possible model for his efforts at countering the forces of secularism in Europe. MALIBU (Catholic Online) - The Holy Father clearly has good reason to like the Church in America. From its parishes to its elementary and secondary schools and ...


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Pope comes to U.N. as 'Beacon of Peace'

By • Catholic News Service • 4/15/2008

A Distinguished Panel reflects on the implications of the visit and the measure of the man who occupies the chair of Peter. NEW YORK (CNS) - Pope Benedict XVI will visit the United Nations April 18 as "a beacon of peace," Archbishop Celestino Migliore, the Vatican's U.N. nuncio, said April 9 at ...


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Massive Security for Pope's New York City Visit

Catholic News Agency • 4/15/2008

The NYPD, the Secret Service, and the Vatican Swiss Guard will all be on security duty when the Pope is in New York City. NEW YORK (CNA) - Massive security operations will protect Pope Benedict XVI in his visit to New York City, including bomb-sniffing dogs, rooftop snipers and hovering ...


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Pope says he heads to U.S. as a Missionary

Zenit News Agency • 4/15/2008

Benedict XVI also asked for prayers "for the success of my visit, so that it may be a time of spiritual renewal for all Americans." VATICAN CITY (Zenit) - Benedict XVI says his Tuesday-Sunday trip to the United States will be a "missionary experience," with which he seeks to promote "a time of ...


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8 in 10 US Catholics Satisfied with Leadership of Pope

Zenit News Agency • 4/15/2008

Survey shows a similarity between the youngest Catholics and the oldest, reflecting a return to orthodoxy. WASHINGTON, D.C. (Zenit) - A poll conducted in February showed that more than eight out of 10 U.S. Catholics are satisfied with the leadership of Benedict XVI, who arrives in this country ...





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