April 29, 2011

Pope John Paul II’s tomb opened ahead of beatification

VATICAN CITY – Pope John Paul II’s tomb was opened and his casket removed in preparation for veneration after his beatification May 1.
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Security beefed up for Pope John Paul II’s beatification

VATICAN CITY – The city of Rome launched beefed-up security measures in the days before the May 1 beatification of Pope John Paul II. Officers were even brushing up on their English to better help the hundreds of thousands of pilgrims expected for the event.
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Column condemning cohabitation appreciated

I would like to applaud Archbishop Edwin F. O’Brien for his column (CR, April 7). I was happy to see cohabitation condemned and marriage upheld by the church publicly. His message was one that is seldom heard anymore. We live in a society where cohabitation and premarital sex are “the norm.” Even among the body...
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