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Cardinals say pope still able to do his mission

...carry out his mission and shows no sign of resigning, several cardinals said Tuesday. However, papal spokesman Joaquin Navarro-Valls hinted a time might come when the Vatican has to reevaluate how to cope with a pontiff whose skill as a communicator...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/10/15/rel_397263.shtml
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Pope marks birthday with launch of new book

...It will be a regular working day and above all a thanks to God for the gift of life," said Vatican spokesman Joaquin-Navarro Valls. He reported that the Vatican has been flooded with birthday greetings for John Paul. The pope has kept up a...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/05/19/rel_416114.shtml
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Pope seeks international publishers

...have yet been found for other countries. "That is what we hope to do, find publishers," Vatican spokesman Joaquin Navarro-Valls said as the Frankfurt Book Fair opened to the public Wednesday. The Polish-born pope's book is essentially...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/10/08/rel_430746.shtml
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Pope presiding over Holy Week schedule

...were urging that he use a bulletproof vest as a precaution. "There is absolutely no alarm," Vatican spokesman Joaquin Navarro-Valls was quoted as telling the Italian news agency ANSA. Another Vatican official, speaking on condition of anonymity...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/04/03/rel_410955.shtml
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Plenty of insights into character of John Paul II in pope's new book

...that give new insights into Karol Wojtyla and his papacy, if no major revelations. Described by his spokesman, Joaquin Navarro-Valls as "recollections and reflections" centered on Wojtyla's 20 years as bishop in Poland, the book also includes...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/05/29/rel_417198.shtml
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Pope meets with dissident theologian Hans Kueng

...former university colleagues met for several hours and had a friendly theological discussion, Vatican spokesman Joaquin Navarro-Valls said in a statement Monday. He said the two did not discuss the "magisterial" differences that divide Kueng...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/09/27/rel_6801.shtml
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Pope delivers blessing from vacation retreat

...is getting in some work. The pope writes all morning but then walks in the mountains in the afternoon, said Joaquin Navarro-Valls. The pope was particularly surprised to find a piano installed at the Les Combes retreat, which had been used...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/07/18/rel_458997.shtml
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Pope John Paul II dies at 84

...again," while one of them strummed a guitar. "The angels welcome you," Vatican TV said after papal spokesman Joaquin Navarro-Valls announced the death of the pope, who had for years suffered from Parkinson's disease and came down with fever...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/04/02/met_449113.shtml
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Is Gibson's 'Passion' faithful to the New Testament?

...enhance "the villainy and culpability of the Jews." But "Passion" defenders, including Vatican spokesman Joaquin Navarro-Valls and numerous evangelical Protestants, deny there's anti-Semitism and say Gibson stuck closely to the Gospels...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/03/27/rel_410212.shtml
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As John Paul beatification nears, criticism increases

...produced volumes of analysis and testimony from admirers and detractors alike.John Paul's longtime spokesman, Joaquin Navarro-Valls, has argued that beatification isn't so much a historic judgment about how John Paul administered the church...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/your-faith/2011-04-15/john-paul-beatification-