Daily Archives: January 20, 2011

Exposed and developed: The pope’s official portrait

VATICAN CITY — In the days after Pope Benedict XVI was elected April 19, 2005, the phone was ringing off the hook at the CNS photo desk in Washington. People wanted photos of the new pope, with many wanting the … Continue reading

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Gearing up for another papal bestseller

VATICAN CITY — The Vatican Publishing House is gearing up to distribute another blockbuster tome — this one the exclusive work of Pope Benedict XVI. Salesian Father Giuseppe Costa, director of the publishing house, told the Vatican newspaper yesterday, “This … Continue reading

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