Daily Archives: August 3, 2011

Preparations made as tropical storm bears down on Haiti

With Tropical Storm Emily expected to slice through Haiti tonight and tomorrow, aid workers are in emergency mode helping hundreds of thousands of homeless Haitians get to safety. An estimated 630,000 people continue to live in flimsy makeshift shelters in … Continue reading

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A special banner hung at Castel Gandolfo

VATICAN CITY — To celebrate Pope Benedict XVI’s first general audience of the summer at Castel Gandolfo, the staff at the papal villa brought out a banner usually reserved for the town’s biggest feast days. The banner features the traditional … Continue reading

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