Daily Archives: April 20, 2008

Text of pope at ground zero

Here is the text as released by the Vatican of Pope Benedict’s prayer at ground zero this morning:  O God of love, compassion, and healing, look on us, people of many different faiths and traditions, who gather today at this … Continue reading

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Keystone cops and men in black

Movement of the press corps from the media center at the Sheraton Hotel on 7th Avenue at 53rd Street has been a mind-boggling exercise in the art of well-supervised hurry-up-and-wait. Few would quibble with the need for security with the pope … Continue reading

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