May 1, 2011

Rite of Beatification: John Paul is “Blessed”

Though Karol Wojtyla spent the better part of his life and priesthood in Poland, his cause for beatification was led by the Diocese of Rome, which he led as bishop for more than a quarter century. Today, the beatification rite will be led by Cardinal Agostino Vallini, Vicar General of the Diocese of Rome. At...
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This is the day!

A dawn of a new day and throngs are heading to St. Peter’s Square. Singing, waving flags and generally being tolerant of the direction of the gendarmes and carabinieri who point the way. Some try for a short cut, only to be pointed back the way they came when they hit another blocked street. From...
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