A leading Catholic journalist based in Philadelphia is leading a forum this week at the Vatican — on the topic of social media.
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.
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.
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.
Cardinal Foley, a Philadelphia native, served in the Vatican’s communication office until the pontiff’s death in 2005.