Archive of April 13, 2008

Pope Benedict requests prayers for "spiritual renewal" in U.S. visit

Apr 13, 2008 - 12:53 pm .- After his Sunday Regina Caeli prayers, Pope Benedict XVI addressed in English those gathered in St. Peter’s Square, asking them to pray that "spiritual renewal" would result from his upcoming apostolic journey to the United States.

Pope Benedict: consecrated religious testify to God's primacy

Apr 13, 2008 - 12:39 pm .- During his midday Regina Caeli prayers on Sunday in St. Peter’s Square, Pope Benedict XVI emphasized the role played by those Catholics who are consecrated for life.  Consecrated religious, the Holy Father said, proclaim Christ and radically live the Gospel with their vows of chastity, poverty, and obedience.

NYPD, Secret Service and Swiss Guard to protect Pope

Apr 13, 2008 - 02:28 am .- Massive security operations will protect Pope Benedict XVI in his visit to New York City, including bomb-sniffing dogs, rooftop snipers and hovering helicopters, CBS News reports.

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