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S+L BLOG: Santiago de Compostela



Twice during our coverage of Pope Benedict’s trip to Spain this past weekend, S+L interviewed Carol Glatz from Catholic News Service. Glatz covered the papal visit as one of the Vatican Accredited Media Personnel (VAMP). She was among 61 reporters, photographers and cameramen who were privy to a much closer view of the Pope than ...read more
The first Mass of the Pope’s Apostolic Visit to Spain took place in Obradoiro Square next to the Cathedral of Santiago de Compostela. The square was filled to capacity with over 7,000 people  present, including an estimated 600 priests and 100 Cardinals and Bishops. Another 20,000 people were in the vicinity for the event. The ...read more
El Papa está en España! Pope Benedict XVI’s plane touched down at 6:30 am ET. He was greeted by members of the Spanish Royal Family, the Princes of Asturias, Prince Felipe and Princess Letizia. Many government officials and hundreds of locals came out to greet the Pope with great enthusiasm. ‘Viva Papa!’ was called out ...read more
Did you know that, in a mere 11 hours, Pope Benedict will be in plane over the Mediterranean, en route to Spain? You’re not alone if this is the first you’ve heard of it. But if the Holy Father doesn’t figure into your plans this weekend, you will have missed one of the most visually ...read more
Pope Benedict XVI is heading to Spain tomorrow. Salt + Light has all of the events of his visit LIVE on our television channel and streaming online. It will be a busy two days for the Holy Father… On Saturday November 6th, The Pope is visiting the city of Santiago de Compostela, the final destination ...read more