Meticulously Made Papal Chairs & Alter Await Pope Francis in U.S.When organizers learned Pope Francis would celebrate an outdoor mass in front of thousands at the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception; they realized they would need a new altar and papal chair. Deacon Dave Cahoon, a carpenter from Maryland, took on the challenge.
South Florida Pilgrims Arrive In Cuba Ahead Of Papal VisitNearly 200 local Catholics from South Florida are getting ready to leave for Cuba on what’s described as a trip of a lifetime.
CBS4's Rick Folbaum Travels To Cuba To Cover Papal VisitPope Francis is expected to leave on Saturday for Cuba and then go to the United States next Tuesday for a five-day visit.
Archbishop, Papal Pilgrims Prepare For Cuba TripJust hours away from his departure to Cuba as leader of religious pilgrims bound to see Pope Benedict the 16th, Miami Archbishop Thomas Wenski helped the faithful prepare Saturday with a Mass. "Lord be the companion of our journey," Archbishop Wenski prayed.
More Flights To Cuba Added For Papal VisitSouth Floridians who wanted to accompany Archbishop Thomas Wenski to Cuba later this month to see the pope but couldn’t because the flights were booked up now have another chance.