Daily Archives: November 6, 2010

The pope and ‘El Gordo’

SANTIAGO DE COMPOSTELA, Spain — Spanish lottery lovers have seen a sign from God, well, specifically from Pope Benedict XVI, who is visiting their country today and tomorrow. The famed Christmas lottery, called Loteria de Navidad, has the largest cash … Continue reading

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Loving service is key to happiness, pope says in Spain

SANTIAGO DE COMPOSTELA, Spain — When societies and governments are no longer at the loving service of all people, then arrogance and exploitation risk snuffing out true human development and fulfillment, Pope Benedict XVI said. Only by loving and serving … Continue reading

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On plane to Spain, pope talks about art and faith

ABOARD THE PAPAL FLIGHT TO SPAIN — Without the desire for truth and the search for the transcendent, art and individuals’ lives are incomplete, Pope Benedict XVI said at the start of a two-day journey to the pilgrimage city of Santiago … Continue reading

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