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Complete program of pope's trip to Fatima on May 12-13

March 20, 2017. The Vatican has published Pope Francis' program for his upcoming trip to Fatima.
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Pope Francis will travel to Egypt from 28 to 29 April 2017

March 18, 2017. In response to the invitation from the President of the Republic, the Bishops of the Catholic Church, His Holiness Pope Tawadros II and the Grand Imam of the Mosque of Al Azhar, Sheikh Ahmed Mohamed el-Tayyib, Pope Francis will make an Apostolic trip to the Arab Republic of Egypt from 28 to 29 April 2017, visiting the city of Cairo. The programme of the trip will be published shortly.
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Pope to meet with most powerful European leaders on March 24

March 3, 2017. On March 24 a historic meeting will take place between the pope and many of the most powerful heads of government throughout Europe. The meeting was announced by the Director of the Press Office of the Holy See, Greg Burke and will begin at 6 p.m. in the Sala Regia of the Apostolic Palace in the Vatican.

Benedict XVI gives prestigious award to Mother Angelica, founder of EWTN

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Eternal World Television Network is probably the network that offers the most content on the Catholic Church . It began in 1981 in the garage of the Our Lady of the Angels monastery in Alabama. Mother Angelica, a member of the Poor Clares of Perpetual Adoration, decided to take on the new venture without knowing anything about the world of television.

After not being successful, her fellow sisters encouraged Mother Angelica to try again. This time she pitched a half hour show on God to CBS.

She worked with them for a year and a half, and left when the network aired a movie that she considered inappropriate. That’s when she decided to found EWTN.

In 1999 the network was relocated because it was growing so quickly. Some 150 million homes have access to EWTN in more than 140 countries.

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