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  • John J. Ward dies at 90; L.A. bishop participated in Second Vatican Council

    John J. Ward dies at 90; L.A. bishop participated in Second Vatican Council
    Roman Catholic Bishop John J. Ward of Los Angeles, who had been one of three surviving American bishops who participated in the groundbreaking Second Vatican Council in the early 1960s, died Sunday in Culver City. He was 90. Ward died of complications...
  • Vatican reports worst deficit in years: $18.4 million

    Vatican reports worst deficit in years: $18.4 million
    The effects of the euro zone debt crisis has reached into some of the holiest of halls, pushing the Vatican into one of its worst budget deficits in years. The Holy See on Thursday reported a shortfall of 14.9 million euros, or $18.4 million. “The...
  • Pope announces trip to Mexico, Cuba next spring

     
    Pope Benedict XVI used one of Latin America's most important religious days Monday to announce a trip in the spring to Mexico and Cuba....
  • Pope tweets for lent

     
    The Los Angeles Times has a story about a pre-lent promise by Pope Benedict XVI to fire up his Twitter account for 40 days of 140-character pontification: By Deborah Netburn Hey there, media savvy generation — as we enter the Lenten season, Pope...
  • Pope will skip Mexico City in upcoming Latin America trip

     
    Pope Benedict XVI will not include a stop in Mexico City on his trip to Latin America this spring, a tour that includes Mexico and Cuba, because of concerns for his health given the Mexico capital's high altitude....
  • Christmas Mass in Nigeria rocked by terrorist bombing

     
    A bomb blast during Christmas Mass left 35 people dead and dozens wounded at a Nigerian church near the nation’s capital of Abuja....
  • Pope, en route to Mexico, decries drug war violence

     
    Pope Benedict XVI, en route to Mexico, on Friday condemned the "evil" behind drug war violence that has claimed tens of thousands of lives in the country. He also called for change in Cuba, where he will travel after Mexico....
  • Bishop John Noonan meets Pope Benedict XVI

     
    Orlando Catholic Diocese Bishop John Noonan met Pope Benedict XVI at the Vatican on a visit to Rome the week of May 4 -12. Noonan wrote about the experience on his blog. Here's an excerpt:  The bishops were lined up alphabetically by Diocese–Miami...
  • Vatican issues report on Irish church child abuse investigation

     
    Vatican acknowledges shame over abuse of young people in Ireland and sets guidelines....
  • Catholic Church seeks priests among unemployed young Spaniards

     
    The Roman Catholic Church in Spain puts out a promotional video to recruit young men in a country suffering from Europe's highest unemployment rate. The church promises eternal wealth and earthly job security....
  • Fashion News: Michelle Obama in Marchesa, Ashley Judd on steroids

     
    First Lady Michelle Obama wore Marchesa to the White House state dinner for British Prime Minister David Cameron and his wife Samantha. Ashley Judd blames her puffy face on steroids, not plastic surgery. And the pope has a new custom made fragrance....
  • Mexicans love the pope --- that other one

     
    Take a look around Mexico's most important Roman Catholic cathedral and you will observe reverence to the pope. However, it's not the same pope who arrives in Mexico in less than a week....