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  • Venezuela's Maduro meets opposition as death toll from protests rises

    Venezuela's Maduro meets opposition as death toll from protests rises
    CARACAS (Reuters) - Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro cautioned opposition leaders to keep their expectations modest on Thursday as he hosted them for mediated talks intended to stem two months of deadly political unrest. Maduro has held similar...
  • Deceased Dutch Catholic bishop was child molester: commission

    PARIS (Reuters) - The Dutch Catholic Church, in a rare admission of guilt among senior clergy, has confirmed that a bishop who died last year had sexually abused two boys decades earlier. The diocese of Roermond said a Church commission had found that...
  • Pope says 'enough' to human trafficking, calls it crime against humanity

    VATICAN CITY (Reuters) - Pope Francis said "enough" to human trafficking on Thursday, denouncing it as a crime against humanity as police leaders and religious groups from around the world pledged to work together to combat it. Francis addressed the...
  • Pope Francis opts to keep scandal-plagued Vatican bank alive

    Pope Francis opts to keep scandal-plagued Vatican bank alive
    ROME -- Pope Francis has given his backing to the Vatican’s scandal-ridden bank, Vatican officials said Monday, quashing months of speculation that he might close it down as part of wide-ranging reforms at the Holy See. In a statement, the Vatican...
  • Dutch priest who lived in Syria for decades is slain at home

    BEIRUT -- A Dutch priest who lived in Syria for almost five decades and refused to evacuate this year from the rebel-held Old City area of Homs was shot and killed at his residence early Monday, according to official accounts. Father Frans Van der...
  • Paolo Sorrentino To Shoot 'The Young Pope' TV Series

    ROME - Italo helmer Paolo Sorrentino, winner of this year's foreign-language Oscar for "The Great Beauty" will write and direct his first TV series, working-titled "The Young Pope," about an imaginary pontiff who is the first Italian-American Pope in...
  • Pope expresses 'profound pain' at killing of priest in Syria

    VATICAN CITY (Reuters) - Pope Francis spoke on Wednesday of his deep grief over the assassination of a 75-year-old Dutch Jesuit priest in Syria and made a renewed appeal for an end to the violence. Frans van der Lugt had been living in Syria since the...
  • Pope, Queen Elizabeth trade gifts at brief Vatican meeting

    VATICAN CITY Queen Elizabeth II and Pope Francis had an informal meeting at the Vatican on Thursday during the British monarch's one-day visit to Rome, which also included talks with Italian President Giorgio Napolitano. The queen was accompanied by...
  • Testing Venezuela's sincerity

    The following editorial appeared in the Miami Herald on Tuesday, April 1: The Vatican's conditional interest in mediating the political chaos in Venezuela is the first promising development in that country since the current round of unrest began in...
  • Pope Francis To Usher In Vatican 3D TV Transmission At Unprecedented Canonisation Ceremony

    VATICAN CITY - Pope Francis will become the first pontiff seen globally in 3D during the upcoming April 27 ceremony in St. Peter's Square when two of his predecessors, John Paul II and John XXIII, will be canonised as saints. The unprecedented double...
  • Nation and world news briefs

    NATION SEATTLE State regulators have been using outdated boundaries to restrict logging above the Snohomish County slope that collapsed March 22, failing to incorporate newer research that would have protected a swath of land that wound up being clear-...
  • 'Noah': Russell Crowe weathers the controversy

    'Noah': Russell Crowe weathers the controversy
    (On Monday mornings, Movies Now will be looking at some aspect of the No. 1 movie over the weekend. This week: "Noah" and the return of Russell Crowe as a box office force). After what seemed like 40 days and 40 nights of controversy over Darren...