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S+L BLOG: Benin



On Nov. 18, Pope Benedict makes his 22nd Apostolic Voyage. He travels to the country of Benin to present bishops with a special letter about the Church in Africa. Join our host Alicia Ambrosio and guest Fr. Stan Chu Ilo, who will lead us step-by-step through the Pope’s entire visit. Fr. Stan Chu Ilo will offer ...read more
Tonight on Perspectives: Pope Benedict may be making a trans-Atlantic voyage next year — we’ll tell you where he may be heading. We also preview next week’s papal visit to Benin and take a look at events happening across Canada. ...read more
In my time covering the Church, I’ve had the opportunity to meet bishops from around the world, of all different leadership styles and personalities. I’ve often been struck by stories I hear from bishops in Africa. I’ve been told that in Africa, the bishop is not just an authority figure. He walks with the people; ...read more
Pope Benedict XVI’s travel schedule for 2011 is quickly getting booked up after two Apostolic Journeys were announced within seven days. The Holy Father’s participation in World Youth Day Madrid, in August, had been expected for sometime.  In fact back in July he became the first pilgrim to register. It was also announced some weeks ...read more