Monthly Archives: February 2009

Confirmed: Meeting took place between Pelosi, S.F. archbishop

Our Sunday Visitor confirmed today that a meeting did take place Feb. 8 between House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Archbishop George H. Niederauer of San Francisco. (today’s story) (earlier posts here and here)

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The pope and the prime minister without reporters

VATICAN CITY — When British Prime Minister Gordon Brown met Pope Benedict XVI this morning, there were no reporters present. Although Vatican protocol allows for five journalists and an equal number of photographers to witness papal meetings with heads of … Continue reading

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Funerals can be happy events

I found out yesterday that a good friend of mine from elementary school died the day before Valentine’s Day. I hadn’t seen her in many years, but I felt the need to attend her funeral today at the Catholic Church … Continue reading

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Priest’s violent death shocks Cuban church

MIAMI — The Church in Havana – and all of Cuba – remains in shock over the violent death of one of its priests. (Full story)

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Speaker Pelosi’s statement after meeting Pope Benedict

VATICAN CITY — Here is a statement by U.S. Rep. Nancy Pelosi, speaker of the House of Representatives, after her meeting with Pope Benedict XVI today. The statement was distributed by her staff. Click here for the earlier Vatican statement. … Continue reading

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More headlines … (2/18/09)

Items on our clients’ sites in recent days: House Speaker Pelosi, Archbishop Niederauer meeting – not happening? Tom Hanks saves the Vatican My interview with President Obama Arizona’s first homegrown bishop: “It was shocking, and I was stunned” Plaintiffs’ advocates … Continue reading

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Vatican statement on pope’s meeting with Nancy Pelosi

Here is the text of the statement released today by the Vatican regarding Pope Benedict XVI’s meeting with U.S. Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi: Following the General Audience the Holy Father briefly greeted Mrs Nancy Pelosi, speaker of the … Continue reading

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