Archive of March 27, 2005

Thousands receive emotional Easter blessing from Pope unable to speak

Mar 27, 2005 - 12:00 am .- Tens of thousands from around the world gathered for the solemn Easter mass in St. Peter's Square this morning to celebrate the Resurrected Christ and to receive the Pope's benediction.

Pope sends Easter plea for conversion, peace, freedom and justice

Mar 27, 2005 - 12:00 am .- In his Easter message read this morning by Cardinal Angelo Sodano, Secretary of State, at the Vatican, Pope John Paul offered an emotional, intense prayer for conversion, peace, freedom and justice, brought by Christ’s resurrection. Read the full Urbi et Orbi message at:

Terri denied communion, Family ends battle in courts

Mar 27, 2005 - 12:00 am .- In the most dramatic turn in the fight for Terri Schiavo's life, her parents asked supporters to return home to spend Easter Sunday with their families, after deciding not to file another motion with a federal appeals court, essentially ending their effort via the judiciary power.

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