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Historic cemetery inside Vatican walls is 'little piece of paradise'

VATICAN CITY (CNS) -- A small, inconspicuous cemetery inside the Vatican walls made headlines recently with the burial of a Belgian homeless man, Willy Herteleer.


May 23 outdoor Mass set for beatification of Archbishop Romero

SAN SALVADOR, El Salvador (CNS) -- Salvadoran Archbishop Oscar Romero will be beatified in San Salvador May 23, said Italian Archbishop Vincenzo Paglia, the postulator or chief promoter of the archbishop's sainthood cause.


Fort Worth pilgrims express joy at attending canonization of Popes John XXIII, John Paul II

Pat---Rome-Pic-BUTTON.jpgIn a historic moment in the 2,000 years of the Catholic Church Sunday, two popes were canonized by Pope Francis with Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI looking on, as did more than a million faithful who packed not only St. Peter’s Square but the streets and plazas stretching back into central Rome.