Day: May 15, 2017

Pope Francis stresses respect in upcoming visit with President Trump

Aboard the Papal Plane – On his flight back from celebrating the 100th anniversary of the Fatima apparitions, Pope Francis told reporters that his upcoming meeting with President Donald Trump will consist of listening to one another and talking of peace. Reporter Fatima Camps Ferreira of Portuguese TV Radio began the questions during the flight. After …

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20 Important Facts on the Assassination Attempt on John Paul II

I wrote the following article for the National Catholic Register. The featured image marks the exact spot where the pontiff was shot. On May 13, 1981, thirty-six years ago, Pope John Paul II was on the brink of death. I wasn’t alive, but I’ve seen news reports from the time, and it’s horrifying to think what …

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