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Day: September 20, 2014

Waiting for Pope Francis

(Vatican Radio) The Boulevard of National Martyrs in Tirana is already filled with people on Saturday night, ahead of Pope Francis’ arrival on Sunday morning. Thousands of local residents and visitors have chosen to take their evening walk along the street, checking out preparations for Sunday morning’s papal Mass. For most people, the Pope’s journey…
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Pope names new archbishop of Chicago

(Vatican Radio) Pope Francis has named Bishop Blase J. Cupich to succeed Cardinal Francis E. George as the archbishop of Chicago. Listen to the press conference in Chicago, with Archbishop-elect Cupich: The Pope accepted the resignation of Cardinal George, in conformity with canon 401 of the Code of Canon Law. At the time of his…
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The Hope That Does Not Disappoint: The Pope’s Message to Albania

(Vatican Radio) Pope Francis was scheduled to make a one-day trip to Albania on Sunday, September 21, 2014. Christopher Wells is in Tirana to cover the visit of the Holy Father and sent the following report on what the people of Albania are expecting: Listen: The Hope That Does Not Disappoint: The Pope’s Message to…
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Bishop Frendo: Albanians excited by Pope Francis visit

(Pope Francis)  The Catholic Church in Albania is excited about the chance to have Pope Francis visit their country on Sunday.  The trip will be short, but will be packed with activities, including Mass in Mother Teresa Square in the capital Tiriana. Bishop George Anthony Frendo, OP, the Auxiliary Bishop of Tirana, said the people…
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Pope receives Argentina’s Kirchner

(Vatican Radio) Pope Francis received the President of Argentina, Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner on Saturday. The meeting began at 12:30 Rome Time in the lobby of the Santa Marta guesthouse, and lasted roughly a quarter-hour. After the private colloquy, Pope Francis greeted the other members of the presidential delegation. President Kirchner brought the Holy Father…
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