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Students Premiere Documentary on Pope Benedict’s U.S. Visit

The Duquesne University community will gather for the premiere screening of Christ Our Hope: 2008 Pilgrimage of the Pope, a 52-minute news-documentary produced by University students about Pope Benedict XVI’s spring visit to the United States.

Thirteen Duquesne journalism/multimedia arts students made media headlines when they were selected as the only college TV crew to receive the coveted credentials to document the pontiff’s U.S. visit, from April 15-20.

Nearly six months later, they will share the results of their once-in-a-lifetime opportunity through sharing Christ Our Hope: 2008 Pilgrimage of the Pope with the Duquesne community.

Pittsburgh Bishop David Zubik will attend the screening. In addition, several of the students involved in the documentary will be at the screening and available for media interviews.

Where: The Power Center Ballroom, Duquesne University, Forbes Avenue at Chatham Square.

When: Monday, Nov. 17,  2 p.m., doors open, 2:20 p.m., documentary premieres

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