Category Archives: Papal Visit

The Holy Father bids Cuba ‘Farewell’.

BENEDICT XVI: “CUBA AND THE WORLD NEED CHANGE” Vatican City, 28 March 2012 (VIS) – At 9 a.m. today the Holy Father presided at Mass in Havana’s Plaza de la Revolucion Jose Marti, in the presence of thousands of faithful … Continue reading

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THE POPE ENTRUSTS THE FUTURE OF CUBA TO THE VIRGIN, “FOR THE GREATER GOOD OF ALL CUBANS”

THE POPE ENTRUSTS THE FUTURE OF CUBA TO THE VIRGIN, “FOR THE GREATER GOOD OF ALL CUBANS” Vatican City, 27 March 2012 (VIS) – At 9.30 a.m. today, the Holy Father travelled to the Shrine of “Nuestra Senora de la … Continue reading

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PROGRAMME OF THE POPE’S APOSTOLIC TRIP TO MEXICO AND CUBA

VATICAN CITY, 3 JAN 2012 (VIS) – Yesterday the episcopal conferences of Mexico and Cuba published separate press communiques announcing details of Benedict XVI’s forthcoming visit to those countries, due to take place from 23 to 28 March. The Holy … Continue reading

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Remember the Cat at the Birmingham Oratory?

I am sure you will remember the now famous ‘Pushkin’ at the Birmingham Oratory, and the moment the Holy Father tickled his chin thus ensuring the cat was forever in the annals of immortality! I am sure this book will … Continue reading

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Africa: “So dear to me”: The Holy Father in Benin

AFRICA: A GREAT STORE OF VITALITY FOR THE FUTURE VATICAN CITY, 18 NOV 2011 (VIS) – This morning, during his flight to Benin, the Holy Father responded to a number of questions put to him by Holy See Press Office … Continue reading

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You couldn’t make it up – or perhaps you could?

Coverage of the Holy Father’s recent trip to Germany has been extensive – both here and elsewhere (thanks to Teresa, CP&S’s ‘on the spot’ author).  Milo Yiannopoulos, writing in the Catholic Herald has some words for would-be journalists sent to … Continue reading

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Pope’s Message for German TV: “We Must Again Develop the Capacity to Perceive God”

VATICAN CITY, SEPT. 18, 2011 (Zenit.org).- Here is a translation of a message recorded by Benedict XVI for German public television regarding his visit this Thursday through Sunday to Germany. Ladies and Gentlemen, dear fellow countrymen! In a few days … Continue reading

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Bishops of England and Wales mark first anniversary of papal visit

Sunday, 18 September 2011 MESSAGE FROM THE CATHOLIC BISHOPS’ CONFERENCE OF ENGLAND AND WALES ON THE OCCASION OF THE ANNIVERSARY OF THE VISIT OF HIS HOLINESS POPE BENEDICT XVI TO THE UNITED KINGDOM A PILGRIMAGE TO THE HEART OF THE … Continue reading

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Prime Minister’s message on anniversary of papal visit

Sunday, 18 September 2011 07:05 One year ago, the landmark visit of Pope Benedict gave millions of British Catholics an opportunity to celebrate their faith, while sharing a powerful message with everyone in our country about the importance of compassion, … Continue reading

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Bishop Mark Davies’ latest pastoral letter

My dear brothers and sisters, The extraordinary scenes as they unfolded on the streets of London and Birmingham would disturb public opinion, shock media commentators and prompt a statement from the Prime Minister. I write to you today not of … Continue reading

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PROGRAMME OF THE POPE’S APOSTOLIC TRIP TO GERMANY

VATICAN CITY, 20 JUL 2011 (VIS) – The programme of Benedict XVI’s apostolic trip to Germany, due to last from 22 to 25 September, was announced today. The Holy Father will depart from Rome’s Ciampino airport at 8.15 a.m. on … Continue reading

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Father of nine to be ordained Catholic priest

There can’t be many Catholic priests who have a wife and nine children present at their ordination. But that’s exactly what awaits Deacon Ian Hellyer this week. “I’m currently experiencing a funny combination of peace and excitement – with just an … Continue reading

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The Holy Father recalls his visit to Croatia – Wednesday General Audience

VATICAN CITY, 8 JUN 2011 (VIS) – In the Wednesday general audience celebrated in St. Peter’s Square today, the Pope recalled his apostolic visit to Croatia this past weekend, 4-5 June, which had the theme “Together in Christ”. The Holy … Continue reading

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Bringing Back Tradition to the Liturgy

We all remember Mgr. Guido Marini when the Holy Father visited us earlier in the year, attending to his every need, and ensuring all protocols were observed. I came across this article that recently appeared in the Washington Post and think … Continue reading

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HOLY FATHER: GOD’S TRUE TEMPLE IS THE PERSON

Pope in Santiago de Compostela: BARCELONA, Spain, 7 Nov. 2010. After dedicating Barcelona’s Church of the Holy Family, Benedict XVI made a stop at Catholic charity that dedicates itself to the care of persons with handicaps. To those present he … Continue reading

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