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  • 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......
  • Cardinal Mahony blogs about persecution and 'loving your enemies'

     
    Cardinal Roger M. Mahony, currently at the Vatican to help select a new pope, has spoken out on Twitter and his blog about forgiving enemies. Critics have slammed Mahony for going to Rome after new revelations that he worked to......
  • Pope Benedict XVI bids farewell to cardinals on final day

     
    Thousands gather in St Peter's Square as Pope Benedict XVI attends his last weekly audience in Vatican City, Vatican. The Pontiff has attended his last weekly public audience before stepping down tomorrow. Pope Benedict XVI has been the leader of the...
  • Pope's ex-butler gets 18 months in prison for leaking confidential papers

    Pope's ex-butler gets 18 months in prison for leaking confidential papers
    The pope's former butler, Paolo Gabriele, was convicted Saturday of aggravated theft for leaking confidential papal documents and sentenced to 18 months in prison. He was also ordered to pay the costs of the trial at the Vatican City courthouse. The...
  • Ex-papal Butler Convicted, Sentenced To 18 Months

    Ex-papal Butler Convicted, Sentenced To 18 Months
    VATICAN CITY (Reuters) - A Vatican court convicted Pope Benedict's former butler of stealing sensitive documents and sentenced him to 18 months detention on Saturday, at the end of one of the most sensational trials in the recent history of the Holy See....
  • Vatican: Tobin appointed Archbishop of Indianapolis

    Vatican: Tobin appointed Archbishop of Indianapolis
    Pope Benedict XVI has named a new Archbishop to the ArchdioceseĀ of Indianapolis according to the Vatican's Press Office daily bulletin. Bishop Joseph William Tobin, C.SS.R will be announced as the new Archbishop of Indianapolis at a 10 a.m. press...
  • Pope transfers Vatican official who backed US nuns

    Pope transfers Vatican official who backed US nuns
    VATICAN CITY (AP) — On Thursday Pope Benedict XVI transferred a high-ranking Holy See official to Indianapolis for ruffling feathers at the Vatican by openly seeking to mend its frayed ties with U.S. nuns. Archbishop Joseph Tobin, an American...
  • Pope Names First Native American Saint

    Pope Names First Native American Saint
    VATICAN CITY -- Sunday was a big day for Catholics in North America. Thousands of miles away in Rome, Pope Benedict XVI named 17th century Mohawk Kateri Tekakwitha the first Native American saint. Another newly named saint is Marianne Cope, a German-born...
  • 'Lily of the Mohawks' canonized first Native American saint; Ferndale family at ceremony

    'Lily of the Mohawks' canonized first Native American saint; Ferndale family at ceremony
    In the 17th century, she was known as “Lily of the Mohawks,” a Catholic convert scarred by smallpox and ostracized by her tribe but unshaken in her faith. After Sunday, she will be known as St. Catherine Tekakwitha, the first Native...
  • Castro scoffs at death rumors: 'I don't even remember what a headache is'

    Castro scoffs at death rumors: 'I don't even remember what a headache is'
    Cuba has stepped up efforts to douse speculation over the health of its former leader Fidel Castro by publishing an article under his name in state-run media in which he scoffs at recent rumors and those who circulated them. The article, published on the...
  • Castro Publishes Article Dismissing Deathbed Rumors

    Castro Publishes Article Dismissing Deathbed Rumors
    Havana -- Cuba has stepped up efforts to douse speculation over the health of its former leader Fidel Castro by publishing an article under his name in state-run media in which he scoffs at recent rumors and those who circulated them. The article,...
  • Pope Benedict XVI to attend two classical concerts in weeks ahead

    Pope Benedict XVI to attend two classical concerts in weeks ahead
    Pope Benedict XVI has long been a classical music fan and in the next few weeks, he will take time out from his schedule to attend two classical concerts. Riccardo Muti is set to lead a concert at the Vatican this week for the pope in honor of the...