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The Cathedral Basilica of Saints Peter and Paul. (Credit: Jim Melwert)

Vatican Confirms Philadelphia To Host World Meeting Of Families

A big announcement out of the Vatican this morning, and it has to do with Philadelphia.

02/25/2013

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Still No Resignation Tweet From Pope Benedict

His resignation shocked the world, but Pope Benedict has still not made an official resignation Tweet.

02/13/2013

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Overwhelming Shock In The Catholic World After Pope’s Resignation

The scheduling of the Conclave — the meeting of the College of Cardinals to elect a new Pope — is still in the works.

02/11/2013

Pope Benedict (L) & Rocco Palmo (R). (credit: ANDREAS SOLARO/AFP/Getty Images/ Mark Abrams/KYW Newsradio)

Local Catholic Journalist Reacts To Pope’s Resignation

Philadelphia-based Catholic journalist Rocco Palmo writes about the Vatican and church politics and says Pope Benedict’s resignation was a stunning and historic announcement.

02/11/2013

Pope Benedict XVI Attends The 2012 World Meeting Of Families

Pope Benedict XVI To Resign Effective February 28th

Pope Benedict XVI announced Monday that he would resign on Feb. 28 because he was simply too infirm to carry on—the first pontiff to do so in nearly 600 years. The decision sets the stage for a conclave to elect a new pope before the end of March.

02/11/2013

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Pope Benedict Takes To Social Media To Spread The Faith

Hoping priests will follow his digital example, Pope Benedict is urging church leaders to spread the faith to the next generation on social media.

02/03/2013

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