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  • L.A. Now Live: Cardinal Mahony uses Twitter, blog as pulpit

     
    Times staff writer Harrier Ryan will join L.A. Now Live at 9 a.m. on Wednesday to discuss Cardinal Roger Mahony's public relations campaign on social media -- and his decision to attend a conclave to elect a new pope....
  • Despite criticism, Mahony should help select pope, says cardinal

     
    A top U.S. cardinal on Monday said Los Angeles Cardinal Roger Mahony should help select a new pope despite new revelations about his handling of priest abuse cases. Cardinal William Levada spoke about Mahony and the historic events at the......
  • Catholic group petitions Mahony not to attend papal conclave

     
    The group, Catholics United, collected nearly 10,000 signatures making "a simple request" that the retired archbishop of Los Angeles to not participate in the process, because of the priest abuse scandals that happened under his watch, said Chris...
  • Top cardinal defends Mahony on abuse scandal, takes on critics

     
    A top U.S. cardinal came to the defense of Los Angeles Cardinal Roger Mahony, saying some priest abuse victims groups who have criticized Mahony may never be satisfied with the church's response to the crisis. Cardinal William Levada on Monday......
  • Mahony says he looks forward to voting on Pope Benedict's successor

     
    Cardinal Roger M. Mahony praised outgoing Pope Benedict XVI for his legacy of spreading Catholicism throughout the world and said he looks forward to traveling to Rome to help elect his successor....
  • In Lebanon, pope calls on Christians, Muslims to join to end war

     
    BEIRUT –- Pope Benedict XVI called on Christians and Muslims on Saturday to forge a common front against warfare, even as battles raged in neighboring Syria and the new U.N. peace envoy to that country conceded that the situation there was...
  • Pope arrives in Lebanon, appeals for peace amid regional unrest

     
    Pope Benedict XVI arrived in Lebanon and appealed for peace in the Middle East -- at a time when the region is awash in turmoil, including protests against an anti-Islam film...
  • Vatican police describe finding many documents in papal butler home

     
    Members of the Vatican police force testified in court Wednesday that they found tens of thousands of documents in the apartment of the former butler to Pope Benedict XVI. The butler, Paolo Gabriele, is accused of leaking the documents, which painted a...
  • Pope's butler convicted of stealing documents

     
    VATICAN CITY -– A Vatican court Saturday found former papal butler Paolo Gabriele guilty of aggravated theft in the pilfering and leaking of private internal documents in a scandal that brought extraordinary attention to the heart of the Roman...
  • Trial of Pope Benedict XVI's butler begins at Vatican

     
    VATICAN CITY -- The sensational trial of the self-proclaimed whistle-blowing butler of Pope Benedict XVI for allegedly stealing confidential documents from the papal apartments began Saturday in a small courtroom within the Vatican walls. Paolo Gabriele,...
  • Pictures in the News | Feb. 13, 2013

     
    Wednesday's Pictures in the News begins in Japan, where vocational students raise their fists during a rally to start off job-hunting in Tokyo. The Japanese government announced 10.3 trillion yen in spending last month, which it predicts will increase...
  • Another Possible Miracle Under Review In Cause To Make Knights' Founder A Saint

    Another Possible Miracle Under Review In Cause To Make Knights' Founder A Saint
    Connecticut has seen its share of certifiable sinners but, in the eyes of the Roman Catholic Church, no officially recognized saint. At least, not yet. However, the cause to canonize Knights of Columbus founder Father Michael J. McGivney is being...