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  • The day the pope came

    by Anne Buckley

    A Catholic Digest Papal Visit Exclusive The shoulder-to-shoulder crowd pressed against the store windows on Madison Ave., and spread solidly into the street at the corner of 51st St. The faces were all turned toward St. Patrick’s Cathedral, and… read more

  • Have most popes been homebodies?

    by Dan Connors

    A Catholic Digest Papal Visit ExclusiveWhen St. Peter moved from Jerusalem to Rome, it surely didn’t occur to him that he was setting a mileage record for a papal trip that would stand for more than 1,900 years and 258 popes — right up until Pope Paul VI … read more

  • Can a pope's childhood roots shape a Church?

    by Kathleen Stauffer

    A Catholic Digest  Papal Visit ExclusiveBAVARIA, GERMANY - Unsullied by time, the picture-postcard landscape unfolds in visual cliché: Immense round hay bales balance in bucolic fields. Red geraniums pour from flower boxes hanging from windows of whitewashed chalets. … read more

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