Tag: Pope Benedict XVI

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    n a live special report on the pope's address to the United Nations Friday (April 18), RELIGION & ETHICS NEWSWEEKLY managing editor Kim Lawton and executive editor Bob Abernethy analyze the speech and how it amplifies key themes of Pope Benedict's papacy.

    April 18, 2008 | Comments

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    Today Pope Benedict XVI, like his predecessors Paul VI and John Paul II (twice), made a religious-political pilgrimage to the United Nations.

    April 18, 2008 | Comments

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    The pope offered a vision of a world in which faith can draw the world's peoples and cultures together instead of pushing them apart.

    April 18, 2008 | Comments

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    Pope Benedict spoke from the perspective of a committed internationalist. This was evident from the very fact that he accepted the invitation to speak at the UN.

    April 18, 2008 | Comments

  • Simple free market driven development, where success is measured by increases in per capita GDP, runs the risk of leaving out the poorest and most marginalized peoples.

    April 18, 2008 | Comments

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    Bob Abernethy discusses Pope Benedict XVI’s address to the United Nations General Assembly in New York with Religion & Ethics Newsweekly managing editor Kim Lawton. More

    April 18, 2008 | Comments

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    Abraham Foxman, the national director of the Anti-Defamation League, was saved from the Holocaust as an infant by his Polish Catholic nanny, who baptized and raised him as a Catholic during the war years. He recalls a conversation with Pope Benedict XVI about that experience. More

    April 17, 2008 | Comments

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    After President Bush's April 16 White House meeting with Pope Benedict XVI, RELIGION & ETHICS NEWSWEEKLY managing editor Kim Lawton looks at how Barack Obama, Hillary Clinton, and John McCain continue their appeals to Catholic voters.

    April 16, 2008 | Comments

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    Watch this narrated slideshow as carpenter - and Catholic deacon - Dave Cahoon constructs the altar furniture for Thursday's Papal Mass.

    April 16, 2008 | Comments

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    Producer Patti Hanley and I were on the press list to cover Pope Benedict XVI's visit to the White House this morning.

    April 16, 2008 | Comments

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