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'Vatican Weekend' for Saturday 31st of October

29/10/2015 15:00

(Vatican Radio) 'Vatican Weekend' for Saturday 31st of October features a report on the audience of Pope Francis, a feature to mark the 50th anniversary of 'Nostra Aetate' and a programme in which Msgr Maasburg recounts meeting with the late Cardinal Jàn Chryzostom Korec behind the iron curtain.

St John Paul II in Warsaw's Victory Square

St John Paul II in Warsaw's Victory Square on June 2, 1979

St John Paul II in Victory Square: herald of hope and freedom

08/11/2014 15:09

What happened exactly on that day in Poland's Warsaw's Victory Square on June 2, 1979? That's what the man who coordinated that encounter, Jesuit Cardinal Roberto Tucci tells Veronica Scarisbrick.

The iron curtain drawn across borders

The iron curtain drawn across borders in Eastern Europe before 1989

Underground Church in Slovakia: of secret meetings and microfilms

05/11/2014 12:50

(Vatican Radio) What was life like behind the iron curtain? Clearly every nation has a different story to tell but the one Austrian born Monsignor Leo Maasburg shares is about keeping in touch with the underground Church in Slovakia.