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  • A Whirlwind Week In Rome For The Newly-Minted Timothy Cardinal Dolan

    A Whirlwind Week In Rome For The Newly-Minted Timothy Cardinal Dolan
    Continuing a weekend of celebration -- after his elevation to cardinal in St. Peter's Basilica -- Timothy Dolan of New York said Sunday he thought the Italian press was hyping stories about other cardinals in Vatican City jockeying for power, as Pope...
  • A Welcome Home For Timothy Cardinal Dolan

    A Welcome Home For Timothy Cardinal Dolan
    Today, New Yorkers celebrated the homecoming of newly-minted Cardinal, Timothy Dolan. And the man known for his down-to-earth delivery, didn't disappoint, delivering a morning prayer service, an afternoon service, and a couple of warm laughs to a packed...
  • Cyber Attacks by 'Anonymous' Crash Papal Websites

    Cyber Attacks by 'Anonymous' Crash Papal Websites
    MEXICO CITY -- The upcoming visit to Mexico by Pope Benedict XVI is the latest target for the computer hacking group that calls themselves "Anonymous." Anonymous in Mexico crashed at least two of the websites dedicated to the Pope's upcoming visit to...
  • Pope Condemns Drug War Violence in Mexico

    Pope Condemns Drug War Violence in Mexico
    REPORTING FROM LEON, MEXICO -- 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....
  • Walking a tightrope in Cuba

    Walking a tightrope in Cuba
    When Pope Benedict XVI visits Cuba on Monday, the trip will be held up as a milestone in tolerance and religious freedom there. But last weekend, Cuban police arrested 80 dissidents, including leaders of the protest group Ladies in White. Most were...
  • Pope Extols Christ, Not Politics, at Cuba Mass

    Pope Extols Christ, Not Politics, at Cuba Mass
    Havana, Cuba -- Pope Benedict XVI celebrated Mass in Havana's Revolution Plaza Wednesday, steering clear of political statements but saying that "Cuba and the world need change." The pope said that such change can come only if "each one is prepared to...
  • Vatican accepts Buechlein's resignation

    Vatican accepts Buechlein's resignation
    The leader of the Catholic Church in Indianapolis retires after 14 years of service. According to the Vatican Press Office's daily bulletin, Pope Benedict XVI has accepted the resignation of Archbishop Daniel Buechlein. The archbishop suffered a...
  • The Crowd: An evening for The Mission

    The Crowd: An evening for The Mission
    Arguably it is one of the most beautiful social events on the fall calendar in Orange County. Romance of The Mission, presented by the Mission Preservation Foundation of Mission San Juan Capistrano, unfolded Sept. 16. The event welcomed some 400...
  • Suit: 2 popes enabled Chicago pedophile priest

    Emboldened by a recent court ruling that ordered the Vatican to open its records about a priest accused of child sex abuse, a Minneapolis attorney has sued the Vatican on behalf of a mother whose son was molested by former Roman Catholic priest Daniel...
  • Connecticut renegades break free of the Vatican to define their Catholic identities ┐more authentically┐

    When Shawn Smith was young, he dreamed of entering the priesthood. It was in his genes. He had priests for uncles, nuns for aunts and dedicated parishioners for parents. He believed in the holiness of the Eucharist — its power to mysteriously...
  • Cardinal's 2nd cancer diagnosis raises new questions over Catholic leader's future

    Cardinal's 2nd cancer diagnosis raises new questions over Catholic leader's future
    When Cardinal Francis George offered his mandatory resignation letter in January, he gave every indication he intended to continue to lead the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Chicago and its more than two 2 million faithful for years to come. Friday’...
  • Vatican cracks down on nuns for questioning church; Seattle archbishop to lead effort

    Vatican cracks down on nuns for questioning church; Seattle archbishop to lead effort
    The Vatican has ordered an overhaul of the most important group of nuns in the United States after an investigation found what Roman Catholic Church officials called "radical feminist themes" that questioned official positions on homosexuality and the...