Daily Archives: September 12, 2008

Helping Haiti’s hurricane victims

After being hit by a series of storms, poverty-stricken Haiti is suffering. Hundreds of Haitians have died and more than 1 million have been affected by Hurricanes Fay, Gustav, Hanna and Ike. In a Sept. 5 letter, Haitian Bishop Yves-Marie Pean … Continue reading

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Papal press conference on the flight to Paris

ABOARD THE PAPAL FLIGHT TO PARIS — En route to France Friday, Pope Benedict XVI spoke with reporters and previewed some of the main themes of his four-day visit.The pope fielded questions on church-state relations, the contributions of French Catholicism … Continue reading

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A Rome service to remember the 9/11 victims

ROME — Several hundred people gathered in Rome’s Basilica of Santa Maria in Trastevere last night to remember the victims of 9/11 and all victims of terrorism around the world. The ambassadors of Ireland and Great Britain to the Holy … Continue reading

Posted in CNS, Vatican