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The nightmares of preparing for a papal visit

The next time a journalist tells you that preparing for a papal trip is a nightmare, you might want to take it as a literal statement. From applying for media credentials to planning preview stories, assigning coverage to purchasing additional … Continue reading

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Israeli ambassador says goodbye

Israel’s ambassador to the Vatican, Oded Ben-Hur, said goodbye to a group of friends at a reception at his residence Monday night. He’s returning soon to Jerusalem after more than four years in Rome, and among those gathered to bid … Continue reading

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Spilling the beans on the pope’s U.S. trip

We were as surprised as anyone when Archbishop Pietro Sambi, the Vatican’s apostolic nuncio — read ambassador — to the United States, today gave out a detailed itinerary of Pope Benedict XVI’s trip to the United States next April. Typically, the nuncio’s … Continue reading

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