Daily Archives: April 15, 2008

Papal inflight press conference

Here are Pope Benedict XVI’s remarks to reporters on his plane. His remarks in Italian have been translated into English. (Introductory remarks) My trip has above all two objectives. The first objective is the visit to the church in America, … Continue reading

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Tomorrow’s White House meeting

Our Sunday Visitor‘s Papal Visit 2008 blog reports on today’s White House press briefing in advance of tomorrow morning’s formal meeting between Pope Benedict and President Bush. For a look at what the two world leaders talked about last year when … Continue reading

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Universal Declaration of Human Rights one of the U.N.’s finest achievements

When Pope Benedict XVI told reporters on the papal plane heading to the U.S. this morning that he intended to highlight the moral foundations of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, he was referring to a seminal document of the … Continue reading

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Pope hopes to help heal wounds of priestly sex abuse during U.S. trip

ABOARD THE PAPAL FLIGHT TO THE U.S. (CNS) — Pope Benedict XVI said he hoped to help heal the wounds of priestly sex abuse during his visit to the United States and promised steps to ensure that such acts do … Continue reading

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David McCullough: fame and fortune

David McCullough, honored April 10 by The Christophers with a Life Achievement Award, has done plenty in his professional life to make him worthy of the honor, including writing several history books — two of which have won Pulitzer Prizes — … Continue reading

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In case you were wondering …

Partly because of a technical glitch, and partly because we needed a new look anyway, the CNS Blog is now located here at cnsblog.wordpress.com. Welcome to our new home!

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