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Welcome Pope Francis!

As soon as his name was announced on Wednesday, March 13, the world scrambled to learn who Jorge Cardinal Bergoglio -- the Argentine Jesuit just elected the next Vicar of Christ-- is. Much has been said in the past 48 hours about his…

Remembering Pope John Paul II

“Watch the doors!” The voice of the frustrated subway conductor bellowed out of the speakers, but the thick crowds trying to push their way on to the train paid no attention. “If you don’t clear the doors I’m going to take this train out of…

The day the pope came

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…