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Pilgrimage at Skaro

August 16, 2011
GLEN ARGAN
WESTERN CATHOLIC REPORTER

Right from the beginning, the Twardowski men have led the processions at the annual Skaro Pilgrimage. So this year David Twardowski again walked at the head of the procession prior to the Aug. 14 evening Mass and the ensuing candlelight procession with the Blessed Sacrament.

How did the Twardowski tradition start? David says he doesn’t know.

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Opening Mass of World Youth Day Madrid 2011

Opening Mass of World Youth Day Madrid 2011

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How to follow WYD Madrid 2011

How to follow WYD Madrid 2011

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Development and Peace warns 10 million lives at risk in the Horn of Africa

August 18, 2011
DEBORAH GYAPONG
CANADIAN CATHOLIC NEWS

OTTAWA — The Canadian Catholic Organization for Development and Peace (CCODP) is urging Canadian Catholics to help the 10 million people in the Horn of Africa whose lives are endangered by drought and famine.

CCODP spokesperson Kelly Di Domenico described the worsening situation in the region as “drastic.”

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Benedict XVI arrives in Madrid for WYD 2011

Benedict XVI arrives in Madrid for WYD 2011

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Benedict XVI at WYD: "Let no one take away your peace, don't be ashamed of Christ"

Benedict XVI at WYD: "Let no one take away your peace, don't be ashamed of Christ"

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Youths welcome pope to WYD; he asks them to think about faith

Pope Benedict

August 18, 2011
CINDY WOODEN
CATHOLIC NEWS SERVICE

MADRID — Welcomed to World Youth Day by a boisterous, flag-waving throng of hundreds of thousands of young people, Pope Benedict urged them to be strong, solid and think about their faith.

Pope Benedict walked through the Puerta de Alcala, a monumental arch symbolizing the entrance to the city, with young people representing Europe, the Americas, Africa, Asia and Oceania.

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WYD Madrid 2011: A cross and an icon for young people

WYD Madrid 2011: A cross and an icon for young people

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WYD Madrid: Pope participates in the Stations of the Cross

WYD Madrid: Pope participates in the Stations of the Cross

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More WYD - Madrid 2011 Videos

More WYD - Madrid 2011 Videos

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