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2014-04-07 12:28:38

'Francis: The Pope From the New World' captures life before the papacy MIAMI, April 7, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A documentary on the life of Pope Francis - from his childhood, to his role in the Church in Argentina to his election as pope - will make its big screen debut at the John Paul II International Film Festival on Saturday, April 12, at 3:15 p.m. at the Paragon Grove 13 theater in Miami. The documentary, Francis: The Pope From the New World, traces the remarkable...

2011-04-27 10:45:00

NEW YORK, April 27, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Sirius XM Radio (NASDAQ: SIRI) announced today that it will offer listeners nationwide live coverage of the beatification of Pope John Paul II from the Vatican this Sunday, May 1, on The Catholic Channel (Sirius channel 159 and XM channel 117). (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20101019/NY84997LOGO ) The Catholic Channel's Father Dave Dwyer and Father Rob Keighron will anchor the live coverage, starting at 4:00 am ET, of the...

2011-04-26 08:22:00

Many saw him in person, watched papal events and his funeral, and remember his visits NEW HAVEN, Conn., April 26, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As Catholics around the world prepare for the beatification of Pope John Paul II on May 1st, Americans overwhelmingly say they admire him, still remember much of his pontificate, and overwhelmingly agree that he is worthy of beatification, according to a new Knights of Columbus/Marist Poll. For Pope John Paul, who visited America seven times,...

2011-04-22 10:25:00

NEW YORK, April 22, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- On May 1, 2011, in Vatican City, Pope John Paul II will be beatified, the third of the four steps toward canonization into sainthood. Now, six years after his death, LIFE Books marks this special occasion and celebrates the impact the beloved Pope had on the world in the authoritative pictorial history - Pope John Paul II: Toward Sainthood (Time Home Entertainment, Inc.; Publication date: April 22, 2011; $12.99 softcover; available on newsstands)....

2011-03-30 00:00:28

Spain's bureaucratic health care system almost killed Madrid resident Carlos Vazquez. But John Paul II's white papal cap cured him of Crohn's disease, relates book "Living Miracles: The Spiritual Sons of John Paul the Great." Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) March 28, 2011 Spain's bureaucratic health care system almost killed Madrid resident Carlos Vazquez, a Crohn's disease sufferer. But contact with John Paul II's white papal cap miraculously cured him in 2006, author Randall Meissen relates in...

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2011-03-13 08:30:25

The Vatican will roll out a new Facebook page this week to promote the upcoming May 1st beatification of Pope John Paul II, the Associated Press reported on Saturday. Among other things, the new site will link to video highlights of the late pontiff's 27-year papacy, and may well continue beyond May given the widespread interest in Pope John Paul II, the AP quoted Vatican officials as saying. Indeed, the Vatican's first event-themed Facebook page, which was dedicated to Pope Benedict XVI's...

2008-07-13 09:00:06

By Kathy Marks Allegations that a priest sex scandal was covered up and a row about civil liberties threaten to blight six-day Sydney festival Pope Benedict XVI flies into Australia today for the longest trip yet of his three-year papacy, to be greeted by a row about civil liberties and a sexual abuse scandal embroiling the country's highest-ranked Roman Catholic cleric. The Pope will preside over World Youth Day, a six-day festival of peace, love and Christianity, culminating in an...

2006-07-11 07:46:02

By Philip Pullella VATICAN CITY (Reuters) - Joaquin Navarro-Valls, arguably the most famous figure in the Vatican after the Pope himself, stepped down on Tuesday after 22 years as chief spokesman. The Vatican said Pope Benedict had accepted Navarro-Valls' request to resign and had named Father Federico Lombardi, Jesuit director of Vatican Radio and Vatican Television, to succeed him. Lombardi, 63, will keep those posts, the Vatican said. Navarro-Valls, a suave, handsome Spaniard who...

2006-07-11 05:43:17

VATICAN CITY (Reuters) - Joaquin Navarro-Valls, the chief Vatican spokesman whose name became known around the world during the pontificate of John Paul II, is stepping down, a Vatican source said on Tuesday. The source said the Vatican would announce later on Tuesday that Pope Benedict had accepted Navarro-Valls' resignation and had appointed Father Federico Lombardi, the Jesuit director of Vatican Radio and Vatican Television, to succeed him. Navarro-Valls, a Spaniard who has been...


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