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  • Vatican cleric, two others arrested for alleged corruption

    ROME -- A senior accountant in the Vatican’s finance department, an Italian intelligence agent and a banker were arrested Friday on suspicion of trying to smuggle the equivalent of $26 million into Italy in a private jet as part of a tax-dodging...
  • Vatican murmurs about Mahony's attendance at papal conclave

    ROME -- A senior Vatican official called Cardinal Roger Mahony's participation in the selection of the next pope "troubling," but said there was no formal procedure to stop the retired Los Angeles archbishop from attending the conclave next month. The...
  • Counter intelligence: Superba Snack Bar in Venice

    Counter intelligence: Superba Snack Bar in Venice
    If you were to invent a restaurant whose specialties include a cauliflower T-bone, you probably couldn't do any better than Superba Snack Bar. It occupies what looks like a corrugated shoe box sliced open at one end, a giant version of the dioramas you...
  • Vatican impeded Mahony attempts to remove priests, files show

    Vatican impeded Mahony attempts to remove priests, files show
    In 1993, Cardinal Roger Mahony wrote to the Vatican with an urgent problem. One of his priests in the Archdiocese of Los Angeles had been accused of plying teenage boys with alcohol and molesting them, sometimes during prayer. In less than eight years,...
  • 'Blue Jasmine': Woody Allen on regrets - He's had a few

    'Blue Jasmine': Woody Allen on regrets - He's had a few
    NEW YORK — Does Woody Allen have regrets? His new film, "Blue Jasmine," amplifies the air of concentrated self-examination that has long been a hallmark of his work. Though marked by buoyant moments of wry humor, the film is devastating in its...
  • Fall is full of great shows for kids - both big and little

     
    There is a lot of variety for families this fall, from magical musicals to magic illusions. There are animal shows for the critter-loving kid and music programs for children who enjoy both classical and contemporary music. If that isn’t enough,...
  • Pope Benedict’s resignation text

     
    Dear Brothers, I have convoked you to this Consistory, not only for the three canonizations, but also to communicate to you a decision of great importance for the life of the Church. After having repeatedly examined my conscience before God, I have come...
  • Out of the Blue: If ancient Rome can be progressive, so can we

    While the contentious Village Entrance Project continues to raise everyone's blood pressure, a pleasant little surprise slid through the City Council on Tuesday: City staff has succeeded in procuring a Caltrans grant for $180,000 to fund the Laguna...
  • Venice: Elle Driver Buys Italian 'Art'

    Paris-based sales company Elle Driver has acquired all international territories outside Italy on ambitious Italo animation drama "The Art of Happiness," by Alessandro Rak, which opened the International Critics' Week here at Venice. Pic for adult...
  • 'Cleopatra,' a spectacle on- and off-screen

    'Cleopatra,' a spectacle on- and off-screen
    There was the spectacle, the runaway budget, the fights with the studio. But almost everyone thinks about the 1963 movie "Cleopatra" for one thing: Liz and Dick. Martin Landau remembers the day when he realized "Cleopatra" stars Elizabeth Taylor and...
  • Demme's "Fear of Falling" To World Preem At Rome Fest

    The Rome Film Festival has secured the world preem of Jonathan Demme's "Fear of Falling" which reunites Wallace Shawn and Andre Gregory, following their cult collaborations on Louis Malle's "My Dinner with André" and "Vanya on 42nd Street." The...
  • Toronto: Paul Haggis On Why the Reception to 'Third Person' Might Echo 'Crash'

    Oscar winner Paul Haggis isn't pulling his punches about the anticipated reaction to his romancer "Third Person," which premiered Monday night at the Toronto Film Festival. "People are going to either love it or hate it, like 'Crash,'" Haggis told...