Wednesday, November 24, 2004

Pope Expresses Gratefulness at Thanksgiving

The Pope reminds everyone to share what they have with the needy at Thanksgiving.

According to the Catholic Telegraph:
The pope said that for Christians the full expression of thanksgiving comes in the Eucharist.

"In every Mass, we bless the Lord, God of the universe, presenting to Him the bread and wine as fruits of the earth and human labor. To these simple foods Christ has linked His own sacrificial gift," he said.

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Wednesday, November 17, 2004

Pope to Actor who Portrays Him: "You're Crazy"

Pope John Paul II met Polish actor Piotr Adamczyk, who portrays the Pontiff in Karol Wojtyla: The Story Of A Man Who Became Pope, the new two-part movie made for Italian television.

According to BBC News:
"You're crazy to make a film about me. What did I ever do?" he said.

The actor admitted to being lost for words when he met the pontiff. [...]

The film begins in Poland with the Pope as a 10-year-old boy, and culminates with his election in 1978.

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