Japan's recovery, JPII's legacy and the Pope's voice


Violence in Sudan and Pakistan, and the ongoing aftermath of Japan's disaster drew attention over the week. On a brighter note, the legacy of John Paul II has been prominent in the lead-up to his beatification, and the Vatican wants to copyright Pope Benedict's voice.

New book features in-flight interviews with JPII  (CNA)

UN Human Rights Council upholds freedom of belief (Ucanews)

Scottish bible translator killed by bomb in Israel (Ucanews)

Weekly Mass may lead to obesity (Ucanews)

Pope deplores Nazi massacre (CNA)

Korean missionary to help Japanese fishermen (Fides)

Agency allowed to resume work in Darfur (West Australian)

Rome expects at least 300,000 pilgrims for JPII beatification (CNS)

Bishops urge Pope to name slain Pakistani politician a martyr (CNA)

New Ukrainian Catholic leader to ask Pope for patriarchal status (Catholic Culture)

Text of statement by Vatican Commission for Bilateral Relations with Jews (Vatican Radio)

Vatican protects copyright on Pope's voice (Rome Reports)

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