Daily Archives: May 1, 2011


RITE OF BEATIFICATION VATICAN CITY, 1 MAY 2011 (VIS) – Following the penitential act of the Mass of Beatification, Cardinal Agostino Vallini, Vicar General of the Pontiff for the Diocese of Rome, joined Benedict XVI, along with the postulator for … Continue reading

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Beer Fast Ends….Happily

You all might wish to read this fascinating story. (Well it fascinated me, but then I’m a bloke).

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Video: The Wounds of Humanity

Yes, this is a reprint of an article from only a few days ago. Because of disappointing viewing figures, I have decided to re-post it so that our new visitors may see it and refer it on. YOU SHOULD REALLY … Continue reading

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Official papal photographer recalls life with ‘a living saint’.

John Paul II Vatican City, Apr 29, 2011 / 01:05 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Arturo Mari was Pope John Paul II’s personal photographer for all 27 years of his pontificate. Now, in the days before John Paul’s beatification, Mari has been … Continue reading

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Pope John Paul II’s legacy of love.

By James V. Schall, S.J. “The Pope (John Paul II) was praying and he asked God: ‘Will Poland regain her freedom and independence some day?’ ‘Yes,’ said God, ‘but not in your lifetime.’ Then the Pope asked: ‘Lord, after I … Continue reading

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