Archive of August 20, 2005

Pope denounces terrorism, says improved relations with Muslims is ‘vital’

Aug 20, 2005 - 12:00 am .- Pope Benedict XVI addressed the issue of terrorism head on in his first meeting with 10 of Germany’s Muslim community leaders Saturday. He also reaffirmed his commitment to work toward improved relations between Christians and Muslims, which are “vital.”

WYD brings Protestants, Catholics together

Aug 20, 2005 - 12:00 am .- Christina Ross says she feel she fits right in at World Youth Day. She’s young, she’s faithful and she’s Lutheran. Ross, 20, is just one of many non-Catholics who have decided to participate in WYD 2005.

Baghdad Catholic youth celebrate WYD in Iraq capital, salute Pope and pilgrims in Cologne

Aug 20, 2005 - 12:00 am .- In a moving message to Pope Benedict XVI, Christian youth in Baghdad said they were spiritually accompanying the World Youth Day celebrations in Cologne. The young people were unable to leave their war-torn country to attend the international youth gathering in Germany.

True revolution comes from God and the saints, Pope tells 700,000 youth

Aug 20, 2005 - 12:00 am .- Enthusiasm swept through the crowd as Pope Benedict XVI arrived in Marienfeld Saturday evening for the World Youth Day vigil.

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