Monthly Archives: May 2009

Pope Benedict’s remarks during farewell ceremony

VATICAN CITY — Here is the Vatican text of Pope Benedict XVI’s remarks during a farewell ceremony at the Ben Gurion International Airport in Tel Aviv:

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Pope Benedict’s remarks during visit to Armenian church in Jerusalem

VATICAN CITY — Here is the Vatican text of Pope Benedict XVI’s remarks during a visit to the Armenian Apostolic Patriarchal Church of St. James in Jerusalem:

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Pope Benedict’s remarks during visit to Holy Sepulcher

VATICAN CITY — Here is the Vatican text of Pope Benedict XVI’s remarks during a visit to Jerusalem’s Holy Sepulcher, where tradition holds that Jesus was buried:

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Pope Benedict’s remarks during an ecumenical meeting in Jerusalem

VATICAN CITY — Here is the Vatican text of Pope Benedict XVI’s remarks during an ecumenical meeting in the headquarters of the Greek Orthodox Patriarchate of Jerusalem:

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A garage treasure

When CNS photographer Bob Roller and I paid a visit to St. Francis of Assisi Parish in Fayette, Iowa, as part of a trip to the Midwest for a CNS series on rural America, Father Jim Brokman, pastor, took us on a … Continue reading

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Pope Benedict’s remarks at a vespers service in Nazareth

VATICAN CITY — Here is the Vatican text of Pope Benedict XVI’s remarks during the celebration of evening prayer service in the upper Basilica of the Annunciation in Nazareth attended by bishops, priests, men and women religious, seminarians, members of … Continue reading

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Pope Benedict’s remarks during a visit with religious leaders

VATICAN CITY — Here is the Vatican text of Pope Benedict XVI’s remarks during a visit with religious leaders of Galilee in the auditorium of the Basilica of the Annunciation:

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