Daily Archives: July 22, 2013

Pope Francis: Welcome Ceremony in Rio (full text)

(Vatican Radio) Pope Francis arrived in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, on Monday, beginning a week-long Apostolic visit to mark the twenty-eighth World Youth Day. After a brief formal greeting at Rio’s Galeão airport, the Holy Father proceeded to Guanabara Palace … Continue reading

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“In Christ We Are All Very Rich”

Cardinal Nguyễn Văn Thuận (who has just moved one step closer to being named a Blessed*) spent over 13 years in Communist prisons and ‘re-education’ camps in Vietnam, nine of them in solitary confinement. During those horrible years, he asked himself … Continue reading

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