Daily Archives: June 16, 2008

A walk in the gardens

VATICAN CITY — When I first heard that Pope Benedict and President Bush were going to stroll through the Vatican Gardens, the phrase “a walk in the woods” came to mind. The expression in diplomatic circles refers to a 1982 … Continue reading

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International Eucharistic Congress goes green

QUEBEC CITY — When journalists and more than 12,000 pilgrims arrived in Quebec City for the 49th International Eucharistic Congress, they were given black backpacks filled with the expected programs, booklets, a radio for translation and maps to help them navigate the … Continue reading

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