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29.09.2009, author: Helena Filcíková, category: News
Conclusion of the papal visit in bishop Maly's words

Conclusion of the papal visit in bishop Maly's words

Report from the briefing in Hilton Praha hotel

Bishop Maly answered the question about what was the Holy Father's parting message. Benedict XVI said that he was leaving the country quite content with the reception he was given and with profound spiritual experience from the sacred places of the Czech Republic. Entire article ...

28.09.2009, author: Monika Vývodová, category: News
Pope expressed his thanks to the people of the Czech Republic

Pope expressed his thanks to the people of the Czech Republic

The Holy Father finished his visit to our country

After three days of his visit to the Czech Republic, Pope Benedict XVI left for Rome. A farewell ceremony with the President and representatives of the Church as well as state took place before. Entire article ...

28.09.2009, author: Monika Vývodová, category: News
Benedict XVI celebrated St. Wenceslaus with young Czechs

Benedict XVI celebrated St. Wenceslaus with young Czechs

More than 50,000 people came to Stará Boleslav to meet the Pope

On Monday, Sept. 28, Pope Benedict XVI celebrated the solemnity of St. Wenceslaus in Stará Boleslav, the place where the Czech patron saint had been martyred. Bishops from the Czech Republic as well as abroad were present together with many priests and some 50 thousand people, among them more than 15 thousand young people. Entire article ...

28.09.2009, author: Kateřina Regendová, category: News
Music during the Holy Mass in Stará Boleslav

Music during the Holy Mass in Stará Boleslav

In the style of young people

The Holly Mass on Monday morning in Stará Boleslav will be accompanied among others also by two bands of young people - SBM and Credenc, who play a modern non-traditional liturgical style. These two bands have played at several youth meetings and are very popular among young people. Entire article ...

28.09.2009, author: Monika Vývodová, category: News
Pope Benedict XVI in Stará Boleslav

Pope Benedict XVI in Stará Boleslav

The Holy Father venerated the relics of St. Wenceslaus at the saint's place of martyrdom

On Monday, Sept. 28, Holy Father Benedict XVI traveled to Stará Boleslav where he visited the basilica of St. Wenceslaus, prayed at the saint's relics and met retired priests. Entire article ...

28.09.2009, author: Monika Vývodova, category: News
Desire for freedom and truth is a part of the human nature

Desire for freedom and truth is a part of the human nature

Meeting the members of academies in the Vladislaus Hall of the Prague Castle

The Sunday program of the Holy Father was concluded by a meeting in the Vladislaus Hall of the Prague Castle where 800 representatives of academy was gathered. Pope Benedict XVI's speech was focused on the freedom of seeking truth. Entire article ...

28.09.2009, author: Aleš Pištora, category: News
Briefing in Stará Boleslav after the mass

Briefing in Stará Boleslav after the mass

At the end of the Holy Mass at around 12:00 pm in the press centrum, Fr. Vojtěch Eliáš will offer a short briefing talking about the main point of the homily of the Holy Father and the message to the young people. Entire article ...

28.09.2009, author: Monika Vývodová, category: News
Pope among brothers from other Christian churches

Pope among brothers from other Christian churches

Meeting with representatives of the Ecumenical Council of Churches

On Sunday afternoon, Sept. 27, Pope Benedict XVI met representatives of the Ecumenical Council of Churches in the Archbishop's Palace in Prague. The Holy Father and the president of the Ecumenical Council were speaking at the event and its participants also prayed together. Entire article ...

27.09.2009, author: Jan Zasadil, category: News

Briefing with the Holy Father's spokesman, Father Lombardi

The hitherto evaluation of the papal visit by the Holy Father

On September 27, 2009 at 7:30 p.m., Father Frederico Lombardi offered a short briefing about the hitherto development of the papal visit. According to Lombardi, the Pope has expressed contentment about the way he has been received in the Czech Republic and a wish that the Czech Church be able to contribute more to the well-being of the Czech social and cultural life. He was also pleased by the friendly attitude of the Czech people. Entire article ...

27.09.2009, author: Kateřina Regendová, category: News
Young people will talk to the Pope

Young people will talk to the Pope

Two young people will hand over two gifts to the Holy Father

At the end of the Holy Mass in Stará Boleslav, representatives of young people Marie Lukešová a Vladislav Januškovec will talk to Benedict XVI and they will also hand over two gifts to him. Entire article ...

27.09.2009, author: Monika Vývodová, category: News
Pope Benedict XVI in Brno

Pope Benedict XVI in Brno

The Holy Father celebrated mass with 40 bishops and some thousand priests

Today, Sept. 27, 2009 Holy Father Benedict XVI has visited the Diocese of Brno as the first Pope ever since the diocese's foundation in 1777. He celebrated the mass in Brno-Tuřany for some 120 thousand pilgrims, among them 11 thousand from abroad. Entire article ...

27.09.2009, author: Aleš Pištora, category: News
Celebration of the Vesper with the Holy Father

Celebration of the Vesper with the Holy Father

The evening prayer of the Church in the St. Vitus Cathedral

Within the program of his papal visit, Benedict XVI joined the Czech priests, deacons, monks and nuns for vespers in the evening of the first day. This meeting took place during the Year for Priests which has been proclaimed by the Holy Father in June. Entire article ...

27.09.2009, author: Monika Vývodová, category: News
Briefing of the Pope's press spokesman at the Hilton Prague

Briefing of the Pope's press spokesman at the Hilton Prague

Father Federico Lombardi will hold a briefing for journalists at the Main Press Centre

Today, Sept. 27, all journalists are invited to take part on a briefing with Father Federico Lombardi, press spokesman of the Vatican. The meeting will take place at the Hilton Prague hotel, Congress Foyer. The briefing is scheduled for 7.30 pm, depending on the Pope's meeting with the academics at the Prague Castle. It will probably be held in English without translation. Entire article ...

26.09.2009, author: Monika Vývodova, category: News
Holy Father at the Prague Castle

Holy Father at the Prague Castle

Meeting the politicians in the Spanish Hall

A meeting with the representatives of political and social life and with the diplomatic service took place in the Spanish Hall in the afternoon of the first day of Benedict XVI's visit to the Czech Republic. Entire article ...

26.09.2009, author: Aleš Pištora, category: News
The Pope visited the Infant Jesus of Prague

The Pope visited the Infant Jesus of Prague

His Holiness met families and children there

Like hundreds of pilgrims from many countries who visit this place of pilgrimage every day, the Pope Benedict XVI. visited the Infant Jesus of Prague on September 26, 2009. The visit of the Virgin Mary Victorious and St. Antonius of Padova church was the Holy Father's personal wish. Entire article ...

26.09.2009, author: Kateřina Regendová, category: News
Arrival in Stará Boleslav on rafts

Arrival in Stará Boleslav on rafts

An international group of Czech and Polish young people drift to meet Pope in Stará Boleslav.

An international group of students makes their move for an original travelling solution: on foot and on boats. Entire article ...

26.09.2009, author: Kateřina Regendová, category: News
Czech Undergraduates Wrote to Pope

Czech Undergraduates Wrote to Pope

Czech university students wrote a letter to the Holy Father to inform him about university pastoral activities in the Czech Republic and to express their determination to bear witness in this area.

On the occasion of Benedict XVI's visit to the Czech Republic, university students sent him a letter that expresses their joy from and gratitude for his arrival. Entire article ...

26.09.2009, author: Monika Vývodova, category: News
The Holy Father Benedict XVI has been welcomed in the Czech Republic

The Holy Father Benedict XVI has been welcomed in the Czech Republic

The Czech President, representatives of the Catholic Church, children and the Prague Castle Guard welcomed the pope

Today, on Saturday, September 26, 2009, Benedict XVI. has arrived to the Czech republic on his 13th pontifical journey. Airplane of the Alitalia company with the Pope on board landed on the Stará Ruzyně Airport in Prague at 11:20 a.m.. During his visit, the Pope is going to visit Prague, Brno and Stará Boleslav and he will meet the Czech representatives of the political and social life, the representatives of the Church, and primarily with the faithful of the Czech republic. Entire article ...

25.09.2009, author: Kateřina Regendová, category: News
The Main Press Centre is set up in Hilton Praha hotel

The Main Press Centre is set up in Hilton Praha hotel

The Centre will be open non-stop for the whole visit of Benedict XVI.

A central media workspace is a regular part of organizing every important event. The same applies for the visit of Pope Benedict XVI. to th Czech Republic.
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24.09.2009, author: Martina Jandlová, category: News
Airport Brno-Tuřany

Press center in Brno on Sunday, September 27

Several personalities ready for interviews and commentary

A press center will be at the disposal of press staff at the international airport Brno-Tuřany on the day of the divine service with his Holiness Benedict XVI. in Brno, September 27, 2009. The center will be set up and lead by the Office of the President of the Czech Republic. The contact person is Radim Ochvat, the director of the office, tel.: +420 224 372 481, +420 224 372 482, fax: +420 257 534 239, e-mail: radim.ochvat@hrad.cz. Entire article ...

24.09.2009, author: Aleš Pištora, category: News
Press center in Stará Boleslav

Press center in Stará Boleslav

The journalists will have their base ready in Stará Boleslav

The press staff will have a press center at their disposal at Proboštská louka in Stará Boleslav on Monday, September 28 from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m.. The centre will be set up by the Office of the President of the Czech Republic and lead by Aleš Pištora, the spokesman of the Archdiocese of Prague. Entire article ...

02.09.2009, author: Monika Vývodová, category: News
Bishops of Bohemia and Moravia to present the Holy Father with a unique rosary

Bishops of Bohemia and Moravia to present the Holy Father with a unique rosary

Its decoration recalls patron saints of the Czech Republic

The Bishops of Bohemia and Moravia had a unique rosary made as a gift for the Holy Father. The present will be handed over to him at the close of his visit. The rosary is made of pure gold and Bohemian garnets. Entire article ...

02.09.2009, author: Eva Renzová, category: News
Place reservations closed, but the area is ready to welcome all pilgrims

Place reservations closed, but the area is ready to welcome all pilgrims

Anyone willing to take part can obtain a place ticket before the papal mass

Place reservations were closed on Aug. 31, 2009 and no more applications are being accepted; neither it is possible for priests to ask to concelebrate. Registration forms are now being processed and place reservations are printed. There is still enough space for all pilgrims in Brno as well as in Stará Boleslav, hence it is possible just to come for the mass and get a ticket at the entry. Entire article ...

25.08.2009, author: Jiří Gračka, category: News
Statistical data on the Church in the Czech Republic

Statistical data on the Church in the Czech Republic

Almost 3.3 million Catholics lived in our country by the end of 2008

The Press Office of the Holy See released statistical data about the Catholic Church in the Czech Republic, as a part of preparations for the apostolic visit of Pope Benedict XVI to our country. Entire article ...

20.07.2009, author: Richard Vocel, category: News
Place reservation for papal masses

Place reservation for papal masses

Get a ticket for masses with Pope Benedict XVI in Brno and Stará Boleslav

Registration forms to get a place reservation for the papal mass in Brno (27th September) or Stará Boleslav (28th September 2009) are now available at out website. People can also find here some information concerning the transport and other instructions for the participation at papal masses in the Czech Republic. Entire article ...

16.07.2009, author: Irena Sargánková, category: News
Accreditation of journalists for the papal visit

Accreditation of journalists for the papal visit

Registration opened until the end of August

The accreditation of journalists for the visit of Pope Benedict XVI to the Czech Republic on 26th-28th September 2009 was opened on 15th July and will be closed by the end of August. Entire article ...

03.07.2009, author: Monika Vývodová, category: News
Detailed schedule of the papal visit to the Czech Republic

Detailed schedule of the papal visit to the Czech Republic

Benedict XVI will meet priests and religious, representatives of other churches as well as young people

Holy Father Benedict XVI accepted the invitation of President of the Czech Republic Vaclav Klaus and of the Czech bishops and on September 26th-28th, 2009 he will visit our country. Today, July 3rd, a detailed schedule of his trip has been released in the Vatican. Entire article ...

31.05.2009, author: Irena Sargánková, category: News
President of the Czech Republic Václav Klaus and Pope Benedict XVI

Holy See confirmed visit of Pope Benedict XVI to the Czech Republic

The pope will come to our country last weekend in September to visit Prague, Brno, and Stará Boleslav

Pope Benedict XVI received in audience yesterday, 30th May 2009, President of the Czech Republic Václav Klaus. The Holy See on this occasion confirmed date of the Holy Father's visit to the Czech Republic as well as places where he would stop. Entire article ...

23.04.2009, author: Petr Piťha, category: News
Medal Pope Benedict XVI

Medal on the occasion of papal visit to be released

Commemorative medal will be a present for VIP guests as well as valuable souvenir for visitors

On the occasion of the journey of Pope Benedict XVI to the Czech Republic, a commemorative medal will be released as an official gift of the Czech Bishops' Conference to significant guests. It will also be offered for public to buy through a website. Entire article ...

20.04.2009, author: Jiří Gračka, category: News
Pastoral letter of Czech bishops about the papal visit

Pastoral letter of Czech bishops about the papal visit

Bishops of the Czech Republic call on people to prepare spiritually for the visit

Bishops of the Czech Republic issued a common pastoral letter concerning the preparations of the planned apostolic journey of Pope Benedict XVI to our country. The letter was read during all Sunday masses of April 19. Its English translation is enclosed to the article. Entire article ...

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