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2013-04-26 08:22:38

CHICAGO, April 26, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The much-anticipated full-length documentary 'The Triumph' premieres at the Art Institute of Chicago's Gene Siskel Film Center on Saturday, May 4 at 12:00 PM. Filmmakers and producers will be on-hand at the invitation-only event and will host a private reception, which will also be made open to credentialed members of the media who RSVP. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130426/NE02280) "We're really excited about the official premiere,"...

2012-05-23 10:25:21

Archdiocese of Los Angeles and Knights of Columbus announce performers and speakers for free event August 5 at L.A. Coliseum LOS ANGELES, May 23, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Tens of thousands of Catholics will gather at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum this August in honor of Our Lady of Guadalupe. The event, the "Guadalupe Celebration," will be held on Sunday, August 5, and is the most anticipated Catholic event of the summer. Today, event cosponsors, the Archdiocese of Los...

2009-08-11 07:25:00

CAPE MAY COURT HOUSE, N.J., Aug. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- Author Edna McGrew's second book, the biography "Herald of the Fatima Apparitions: John M. Haffert," doesn't debate the existence of miracles. Rather, it focuses on how a miracle - and belief in a miracle - can have a profound influence on the life of an individual. McGrew's book illustrates how Haffert's belief in the "Miracle of the Sun" changed his life. Haffert - an author and religious figure - was co-founder of the Blue Army of Our...

2009-08-03 16:24:00

Event will feature array of international celebrity speakers and entertainers PHOENIX, Aug. 3 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The biggest Catholic event of the year in the Phoenix area will be held at Jobing.com Arena in Glendale on Aug. 8. A capacity crowd is expected to attend an afternoon of celebration, presentations, music and prayer at the Guadalupe Festival. The event is free and open to the public. See www.guadalupefestival.org for ticket details. Doors will open at 2:00 PM and...

2008-09-15 00:00:10

By The Associated Press LOURDES, France (AP) - As millions of pilgrims do each year, Pope Benedict XVI drank water Saturday from the Lourdes spring famed for miraculous cures as he visited a grotto at the sanctuary he calls a "citadel of hope." A young girl in 19th century peasant costume handed the pontiff a glass of the water from the spring that burst through the ground 150 years ago when a local girl, Bernadette Soubirous, had repeated visions of the Virgin Mary. The grotto sheltered...

2008-07-30 18:00:29

By Matt Russell, Post-Bulletin, Rochester, Minn. Jul. 29--LA CROSSE -- The pope, a Catholic spokesman here insists, is not coming to town this week. That the rumor would even exist in the area hints at the significance, however, of the opening Thursday of a copper-domed church at the 103-acre Shrine of Our Lady of Guadalupe, a recently established Catholic pilgrimage site that boasts 50,000 visitors a year from southeastern Minnesota and around the Upper Midwest. That's 50,000...

2006-03-08 08:38:37

By Tom Heneghan, Religion Editor PARIS (Reuters) - The Roman Catholic pilgrimage shrine at Lourdes may introduce a kind of "miracle lite" category for sudden unexplained recoveries because modern medicine increasingly refuses to declare any disease incurable. Every year, dozens of seriously ill people leave the site in southwestern France convinced they have been cured, but the Church does not rate their cases as miracles because its rules say doctors must attest their ailments could...

2006-01-18 07:12:03

By Philip Pullella VATICAN CITY (Reuters) - Pope Benedict said on Wednesday his long-awaited first encyclical will be published next week and that he hopes it can show Christians the proper relationship between erotic love and spiritual love. He told pilgrims at his weekly general audience that the encyclical, called "Deus Caritas Est" (God is Love), will be published on January 25 to coincide with a week in which the Catholic Church prays for Christian unity. "In this encyclical, I...

2006-01-18 06:25:51

By Philip Pullella VATICAN CITY (Reuters) - Pope Benedict said on Wednesday his long-awaited first encyclical, which touches on charity and the relationship between spiritual love and erotic love, will be published on January 25. He told pilgrims at his weekly general audience that the encyclical, called "Deus Caritas Est" (God is Love), will be published next Wednesday to coincide with the close of an annual period in which the Roman Catholic Church prays for Christian unity. "The...