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Beatification

(Rocco Palmo, of Philadelphia, produces the widely-read blog "Whispers in the Loggia."   Photo by Mark Abrams)

Philadelphia-Based Blogger Hosting Vatican Forum On Social Media

A leading Catholic journalist based in Philadelphia is leading a forum this week at the Vatican — on the topic of social media.

05/02/2011

(Credit: Cherri Gregg)

SNAP Members Not Enthused About Pope’s Beatification

As the late Pope is honored in front of thousands in Rome, a group of protesters from the Survivors Network of Those Abused by Priests gathered in front of the Basillica of Saints Peter and Paul to remind the world about what they call the Vatican’s silence.

05/01/2011

Pope John Paul II Painting Doylestown Bush

Catholics In Bucks County Celebrate The Beatification Of Pope John Paul II

The open, outstretched arms of John Paul II welcome pilgrims to this national shrine of Our Lady of Czestochwa; a statue as tall as his giant significance to the Catholic Church and especially to his homeland.

05/01/2011

Pope John Paul II waves to well wishers 28 April 1989. (credit: DERRICK CEYRAC/AFP/Getty Images)

Pope John Paul II: The Journey To Sainthood

CBS sister stations CBS 3 and KYW Newsradio 1060 will team up to broadcast live coverage of the Mass of Beatification of Pope John Paul II on Sunday, May 1, 4 to 6 a.m. The Mass, which is being held in St. Peter’s Square in Rome, will be celebrated by Pope Benedict XVI.

04/30/2011

(Credit: Bill Roswell)

Cardinal Foley Reflects On Pope John Paul II Ahead Of Beatification

Cardinal Foley, a Philadelphia native, served in the Vatican’s communication office until the pontiff’s death in 2005.

04/28/2011