Daily Archives: July 12, 2013

Canonization may prove a boon to Washington shrine

Roman street vendors and devotees of Blessed John Paul II aren’t the only ones happy about what the canonization of the late pope will mean for them. Officials at the Blessed John Paul II Shrine in Washington, D.C. also hope … Continue reading

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The pope’s (not quite) vacation

VATICAN CITY — Usually by now, the pope would be enjoying cooler climes and fresher air up in the mountains of northern Italy or at the papal summer villa at Castel Gandolfo. But Pope Francis is still at home in … Continue reading

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