Monthly Archives: July 2013

The pope, WYD and the power of the cross

RIO DE JANEIRO — With his cross and resurrection, Christ promises to walk with and ease the burden of every suffering person, whether that suffering comes from violence, addiction, a broken family, hunger, persecution or the death of a loved … Continue reading

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Video: Pope Francis in action

Pope Francis heard confessions, took a popemobile ride, recited the Angelus, and lunched with youths in Rio de Janeiro July 26.

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Video: Beach celebration with Pope Francis

Pope Francis was welcomed to Copacabana beach for World Youth Day with song, dance, and drama July 25.

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We’re having fun on Twitter

Originally posted on CNS at Rio 2013:
We love our readers, especially those who connect to us via social media. We had this exchange with some of them earlier this morning: ———————————

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Pope and young people down by the seashore

RIO DE JANEIRO — The rain and the wind did not dampen the spirits of hundreds of thousands of World Youth Day participants this evening and they didn’t dampen the pope’s either. In fact, he seemed in no hurry to … Continue reading

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Video: Pope visits recovering addicts

Cardinal Dolan discusses Pope Francis’ visit to St. Francis of Assisi Hospital in Rio de Janeiro.

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Video: Cardinal Dolan: Does WYD work?

Cardinal Timothy M. Dolan discusses the challenges that face a successful World Youth Day.

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