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Pope John Paul II

Mark Abrams conducts an exclusive interview with Cardinal Justin Rigali. (Credit: Adam Fox, CBS 3)

Cardinal Justin Rigali To Retire, Vatican Could Name Successor Tomorrow

Cardinal Justin Rigali came to Philadelphia from a posting in St. Louis in 2003. He was named the 12th bishop and eighth archbishop of the Archdiocese of Philadelphia by Pope John Paul II, who also made him a cardinal.

07/18/2011

(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

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

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