Daily Archives: May 2, 2011

Vatican spokesman on killing of Osama bin Laden

VATICAN CITY — The Vatican said the killing of al-Qaida leader Osama bin Laden, a man who sowed division and hatred and who caused “innumerable” deaths, should prompt serious reflection about one’s responsibility before God. A Christian “never rejoices” in … Continue reading

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‘A reflection of the divine, a sign of hope’

ROME — U.S. Ambassador to the Vatican Miguel Diaz hosted a small reception at his residence last night to celebrate Blessed Pope John Paul II’s beatification. The gathering included several U.S. cardinals and three former ambassadors: Jim Nicholson, Francis Rooney … Continue reading

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