Tag Archives: Holy Father

Witnessing to Truth

Patrick Ward writes… So… seven days have now passed since The Holy Father left these shores following his historic visit to the UK.  Life quickly returned to normal.  By Monday the blanket news coverage had virtually stopped, by Tuesday the … Continue reading

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An Emotional Rollercoaster

Patrick Ward writes… I am a 36-year-old bloke from Liverpool.  I don’t consider myself to be particularly sentimental and I’m not necessarily prone to great bouts of gushing emotion.  And yet, over the course of the four-day visit of Pope … Continue reading

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A Gift to be Discovered

Patrick Ward writes… Andrew Marr interviewed Archbishop Vincent Nichols on his BBC Sunday morning programme this week.  Soon after watching this, I took myself off to Westminster Cathedral for Mass at 10.30am – for me, a rare treat – which was … Continue reading

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Full itinerary published

The full detailed schedule for Pope Benedict’s visit to the UK was published this morning. We’ve added a timeline page to the blog.

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Getting ready to roll!

We’re gearing up to posting all the latest to this blog. In the meantime, feel free to take a look around thepapalvisit.org.uk. We have stacks of info on Pope Benedict’s visit to the UK and plenty of social media channels. … Continue reading

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Welcome to our blog!

This is the official blog for Pope Benedict’s visit to Scotland and England (16-19 September). Check the ‘about‘ tab for more or visit the official site: thepapalvisit.org.uk.

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