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Bishop Malone: Welcome Pope Francis!
Tue, Sep 22nd 2015 08:00 am
Pope Francis arrives today for his first visit to the United States. He will do many significant things in his six days with us. He will visit the White House, address Congress and the United Nations, and participate in a multi-religious service at New York's 9/11 Memorial and Museum, World Trade Center site.
Live papal Mass at St. Leo the Great Church
Mon, Sep 21st 2015 03:00 pm
Msgr. Robert E. Zapfel, pastor of St. Leo the Great Church in Amherst, is especially eager for the pope's visit. The parish will debut its new technology on Sunday, Sept. 27, at 4 p.m., featuring Pope Francis celebrating Mass live from Philadelphia for the conclusion of the World Meeting of Families.
Seminarians to witness papal Mass
Thu, Sep 17th 2015 09:00 am
As part of the World Meeting of Families, Pope Francis will make a whirlwind visit to three U.S. cities this month. During the week of Sept. 22-27 the pope will visit Washington, D.C., New York City and Philadelphia.
'Pope Radio' to launch on SiriusXM next week
Wed, Sep 16th 2015 02:00 pm
NEW YORK - SiriusXM announced today that it will launch a special channel entitled "Pope Radio" that will be entirely dedicated to Pope Francis's first visit to the United States next week.
Here's your best chance to see Pope Francis in DC
Tue, Sep 15th 2015 02:00 pm
WASHINGTON, D.C. (CNA/EWTN News) - All official events for Pope Francis' upcoming visit to Washington, D.C. are ticketed, but there is a new opportunity for the public to see the Pope without needing a ticket.
Bishop Malone looks forward to papal visit
Tue, Sep 15th 2015 01:00 pm
When Pope Francis makes his first ever visit to the United States this month, he'll have a packed itinerary as he travels to Washington, D.C., New York City and Philadelphia. Bishop Richard J. Malone of Buffalo will also have a full schedule that includes several interactions with the pope.
Pope Francis to bless 'Cross of the Encuentros' symbolizing Hispanic Catholics' journey of faith
Thu, Sep 10th 2015 10:00 am
WASHINGTON, DC - Pope Francis will bless a five-foot tall wooden cross, known as "the Cross of the Encuentros" in Philadelphia later this month. The cross symbolizes the journey of faith of Hispanic/Latino Catholics in the United States. The blessing will take place Saturday, Sept. 26, upon his arrival to Independence Mall.
DC choir hopes Pope Francis will sing along
Fri, Sep 4th 2015 11:00 am
WASHINGTON, D.C. (CNA/EWTN News) - Choir members from around the Washington, D.C. archdiocese chosen to sing for Pope Francis during his visit later this month hope to stir the soul of the pontiff - and maybe even inspire him to sing along.
Pew Research study says U.S. Catholics open to non-traditional families
Wed, Sep 2nd 2015 01:00 pm
When Pope Francis arrives in the U.S. for the World Meeting of Families later this month, he will find a Catholic public that is remarkably accepting of a variety of non-traditional families, according to a new Pew Research Center survey that provides an in-depth look at American Catholics' views on family life, sexuality and Catholic identity.
These students with special needs have a request of Pope Francis
Mon, Aug 31st 2015 07:00 am
WASHINGTON, D.C. (CNA) - A group representing Catholic students with intellectual disabilities is hoping a U.S. visit from Pope Francis could spark nothing less than a renaissance in Catholic education.
World Meeting of Families will spawn family-based commission
Wed, Aug 19th 2015 09:00 am
Delegates from the Diocese of Buffalo will travel to Philadelphia next month to attend the World Meeting of Families. The gathering, held Sept. 22-27, will be an international event of prayer, catechesis and celebration.
What do Pope Francis and Abraham Lincoln have in common?
Tue, Aug 11th 2015 10:55 am
PHILADELPHIA, PA. (CNA/EWTN News) - Although Pope Francis will be new to the United States, visiting the country this autumn for the first time during his papacy, he will be well-seasoned in American history.