| May 7, 2012
| 8:05 AM
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...
| May 28, 2012
| 1:48 PM
Rome -- Pope Benedict XVI's spokesman denied Monday that a cardinal or a woman were being investigated alongside the pope's butler on suspicion of leaking confidential documents.
"I firmly deny the reports of a cardinal being also involved in the...
| Jun 4, 2012
| 11:40 AM
Reams of private Vatican correspondence published in a new Italian best-seller reportedly include a plea by Chicago’s Cardinal Francis George, urging the Vatican to halt an award to Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn for abolishing the death penalty....
| Jun 5, 2012
| 10:33 AM
An Italian best-seller that has touched off a scandal in the Vatican reportedly contains a plea from Cardinal George, urging the Vatican to halt an award to Governor Pat Quinn for abolishing the death penalty.
The book is Your Holiness: The Secret Papers...
| Nov 22, 2011
| 4:03 PM
Italian fashion giant, Benetton, is known for trendy merchandise, pushed by provocative ads...
The fashion label has certainly outdone themselves this time.
Benetton`s intentionally shocking "Unhate" campaign shows photo shopped pictures of world...
| Dec 20, 2011
| 5:24 PM
In 2006, Jake Finkbonner was almost killed by a flesh-eating bacteria. Doctors thought he would not make it. But he did make it. Now Pope Benedict XVI has decreed Jake's survival a miracle, according to the Bellingham Herald.
Jake, who is now a sixth-...
| Feb 9, 2012
| 11:46 AM
Roman Catholic Archbishop of New York Timothy Dolan announced Thursday, his plans to address the entire College of Cardinals next week at the request of Pope Benedict XVI, right before he is slated to be elevated to the exclusive rank as a Prince of the...
| Jan 4, 2012
| 2:40 PM
SAN DIEGO -- Cirilo Flores, auxiliary bishop of the Roman Catholic Church in Orange County, will become bishop in San Diego next year upon the retirement of Bishop Robert Brom, church officials announced Wednesday.
Flores, 63, who has been auxiliary...
| Jan 8, 2012
| 8:21 PM
Archbishop Timothy Dolan celebrated his first Sunday Mass at St. Patrick's Cathedral as a newly-minted Cardinal, a little under the weather.
He's fighting a case of laryngitis.
But, while he may be losing his voice, Dolan, 61, hasn't lost any of his...
| Jan 10, 2012
| 6:35 PM
Preparing to submit his mandatory letter of resignation to the pope, Cardinal Francis George named a new chief operating officer for the archdiocese on Tuesday, and announced other key changes to local governance.
The Rev. Peter Snieg will become...
| Aug 10, 2011
| 8:40 AM
On Thursday, Aug. 11, Bishop John Noonan and 57 young people, priests, parents and staff from the Orlando Catholic Diocese leave for in Madrid, Spain to observe World Youth Day on Aug. 16.
Among the group is 22-year-old Laura Blancato who has been...
| Feb 16, 2012
| 4:38 AM
Yesterday was an adventure in that taxi ride around the streets of Rome - but we made it to the tailor shop in one piece.
Today - we had to pick up our media credentials from the Vatican for Saturday's ceremony where Archbishop Timothy Dolan...