March 18, 2008

Iraqi archbishop appealed for help in letter

WASHINGTON – The kidnapped archbishop of Mosul, Iraq, recently found dead there, had asked for prayers for Iraqi Chaldean Catholics and said he would be the last person to leave Mosul.
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Office promoting JPII’s sainthood cause seeks testimonies

ROME – The office in charge of promoting Pope John Paul II’s sainthood cause is looking for English speakers who have a story to tell about their meeting with the late pope, their prayers for his intercession or graces received after asking for his help.
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Pope’s trip to the United States is his eighth outside Italy

VATICAN CITY – Pope Benedict XVI’s April 15-20 visit to the United States is his eighth trip outside Italy since the beginning of his pontificate in April 2005.
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Benedict’s first visit to U.S. as pope features diverse encounters

VATICAN CITY – Pope Benedict XVI’s first visit to the United States as head of the Catholic Church features a diverse series of encounters with government leaders, interreligious and ecumenical representatives, the academic world and the Catholic faithful.
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