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Catholic News Agency to Offer Special Coverage of Pope in Bavaria

Contact: William Yallaly, Catholic News Agency, 217-390-3673, news@catholicna.com


DENVER, Sept. 8 /Christian Newswire/ -- The Catholic News Agency (CNA) is extending a special invitation to follow Pope Benedict XVI on each step of his momentous voyage to Bavaria. Bookmark CNA’s website for full coverage of the trip, taking place September 9th-14th.


The Pope, who has described the trip as having tremendous personal importance, will make stops at locations significant to his life in Munich, Altötting, Marktl am Inn, Regensburg, and Freising.


"I want to see again the places where I grew up, the people who touched and shaped my life,” the Pope said in a recent interview, “I want to thank these people."


Meet the friends and acquaintances of Benedict, from his childhood to his days as a young priest and professor, from his time as Archbishop of Munich to his years as a Vatican Cardinal coming home for vacations. Learn about the many preparations locals have made in anticipation of the historic visit. See the Pope’s words as he preaches to his countrymen and meets with priests, seminarians, and university colleagues.


Check out CNA’s coverage, which is boosted by working agreements with German news channel ZDF and Spanish based Europa Press, at www.catholicnewsagency.com.