Daily Archives: September 14, 2012

The Exaltation of the Holy Cross

(sorry for the many posts for today alone, but today is somewhat exceptional: 1) our Holy Father is visiting Lebanon, 2) today is the Feast Day of the Exaltation of the Holy Cross) by Dom Mark Daniel Kirby Glory in the … Continue reading

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The Holy Father arrives in Lebanon

Pope Benedict XVI stands next to Lebanese President Michel Suleiman as he waves to the crowd at Rafik Hariri international airport, in Beirut, Lebanon, September 14, 2012. Photo by AP Pope Benedict arriving in Lebanon on Friday for a three-day … Continue reading

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Pope’s Address at Beirut’s Airport (Full text): Pope calls for peace in Middle East: “Reason must overcome one-sided passion”

Full text from Rome Report “Mr President, Messrs President of the Parliament and of the Council of Ministers, Your Beatitudes, Members of the Diplomatic Corps, Civil and Religious Authorities, dear Friends, It is my honor to accept your invitation, Mr … Continue reading

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Vatican City,  (VIS) – Shortly before 2 p.m. local time today, Benedict XVI arrived at the international airport of Beirut, which is named after Rafik Hariri, the former prime minister of Lebanon who was killed in a bomb attack in … Continue reading

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Lebanon: Christian and Muslims hold vigil for Pope

2012-09-13 Vatican Radio From News.Va (Vatican Radio) – Thousands of Christians and Muslims gathered in Beirut’s “Garden of Mary” Wednesday evening to invoke the protection of Our Lady of Lebanon for Pope Benedict XVI’s upcoming visit to their country. The … Continue reading

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