Daily Archives: July 9, 2013

World of choirs arrives in nation’s capital with Pueri Cantores festival; helps celebrate Independence Day

By Zoey Di Mauro WASHINGTON –- Last week, among those gathered in the nation’s capital to celebrate Independence Day were Catholic choirs from all around the world. The Vatican’s official group of children singers, Pueri Cantores, met in Washington for … Continue reading

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Pope on Lampedusa: ‘I hope people understand’

VATICAN CITY — “I hope people understand the meaning of this gesture,” Pope Francis told his aides after arriving in Lampedusa yesterday. In what the Vatican newspaper described as the first pastoral trip of his pontificate, Pope Francis knew his … Continue reading

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