33 Papal Visit Highlights

April 18, 2008

The Deposit of Faith

: Fundamental Christian beliefs and practices are sometimes changed within communities by so-called “prophetic actions” that are based on a hermeneutic … more »

The Z’roa goes here.

: The Passover Seder Plate is a special plate containing six symbolic foods used during the Passover Seder. Each of … more »

Peace I Say Unto Thee

: שָׁלוֹם Shalom Behold how good and how pleasant it is for brethren to dwell in unity. — Ps 132 … more »

He comes as a Man of Peace

: Pope Benedict XVI reaches to touch and bless a United Nations flag at the U.N. headquarters in New York … more »

Where Peter is…

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Discernment is indispensable

: “As history proceeds, new situations arise, and the attempt is made to link them to new rights. Discernment, that is, … more »

Hear him chant recto tono:

: V. If it weren’t for my ears this miter would be over my nose. R. Amen … more »

“my tears alone spoke so much”

: A small group of people abused by clergy who were asked to share their stories with the pope in a … more »

I didn’t know Santa was a Knight1 comment

“…the subtle influence of secularism…”

: “While it is true that this country is marked by a genuinely religious spirit, the subtle influence of secularism can … more »

Each in his own tongue3 comments

: Oh, I get it now: “Y sin embargo, cada quien los oye hablar de las maravillas de Dios en su … more »

Fidelity and Courage2 comments

: OK. I’m back. Note to self: Don’t forget to breathe. Better now. Thanks. “I thank my brother Bishops, priests and … more »

Papal Liturgy by Committee

: Today’s Papal Mass at the Nationals Ballpark in Washington was a bit (understatement) of a mishmash of multiculturalism. Yes, we … more »

Pax Domine sit semper vobiscum

: April 17, 2008 Thursday 10:00 am Washington, District of Columbia Nationals Park Celebration of the Eucharist Votive Mass of … more »

Larger than life

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Day Two

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Shepherd of Shepherds

: (white ermine-trimmed mozzetta and gold papal stole) Pope Benedict XVI addresses the bishops at the Basilica of the National … more »

Magnificat anima mea Dominum

: Pope Benedict XVI arrives for Vespers in the Crypt Church of the Basilica of the National Shrine of the … more »

“Pax tecum.” — President Bush4 comments

: The Pope has President Bush speaking Latin. President George Bush began his remarks with “Peace be with you” in … more »

Message from US Senator John McCain

: http://www.bobstaake.com/contact.shtml “Pope Benedict’s lifelong dedication to virtue and the authenticity of his principles serve as a guiding example to … more »

Day One

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Official Papal Visit Site

: http://www.uspapalvisit.org/ … more »

A pope and a president walk into…

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Lift High the Banner1 comment

: In preparation for Pope Benedict XVI’s upcoming visit to Washington, banners have been hung at the Catholic University of … more »

Papal Itinerary

: Tuesday, April 15 (Rome, Washington, D.C.) • Noon. (6 a.m. ET) Departure from Rome’s Leonardo da Vinci Airport for Washington. … more »

All-out Welcome1 comment

: U.S. President Readies Welcome for Benedict XVI WASHINGTON, D.C., APRIL 13, 2008 (Zenit.org).- U.S. President George Bush said that … more »

Shepherd One Arrives

: Eternal Word Television Network Special Broadcasts Tuesday, April 15, 3:30 pm Eastern | 12:30 pm Pacific Daylight Savings Time … more »

Head honchos get ponchos

: Gee, the only time we get thousands of people at Mass is when we give out ashes or palms. Maybe … more »

“Offensive” Ad Pulled

: The Archdiocese of the District of Columbia pressured the Washington Metro into removing this ad. I think it’s harmless and … more »

The Christ Our Hope Papal Tour

: The liturgical book for the Pastoral Visit of His Holiness Pope Benedict XVI to the United States of America … more »

“He entrusts himself to God.”

: In his discussion in an interview with the Associated Press on Tuesday, April 8, the Vatican Secretary of State Tarcisio … more »

Bus Ad

: The Archdiocese of the District of Columbia has had these banners placed on Washington D.C. Metro buses. … more »

Pope sends advance word1 comment

: Pope Benedict XVI has sent a video message to the people of the United States in preparation for his trip … more »

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