Daily Archives: April 16, 2014

A glance at Auschwitz and Blessed John Paul II

By Emily Antenucci OSWIECIM, Poland — Imagine you are standing, eyes closed, in a field stretching for miles. It’s green with grass and trees, colorful with flowers, the air filled with the songs of birds chirping their favorite tune. Now … Continue reading

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Any birthday surprises in store?

VATICAN CITY — The Vatican has yet to reveal what retired Pope Benedict has planned for his 87th birthday today. It will definitely be low key and most probably include a friendly phone call from Pope Francis, who is always … Continue reading

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