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  • Parish Church Prepares to Become Pope's Own Parish

    Parish Church Prepares to Become Pope's Own Parish
    St. Patrick's Old Cathedral in the NoLita neighborhood of Manhattan was the Roman Catholic cathedral of New York from the time it was built in 1815 to 1879, when a new cathedral -- St. Patrick's on Fifth Avenue -- was built. After Old St. Pat's, as it's...
  • Looking for a miracle: Fast track for Pope John Paul II

    Looking for a miracle: Fast track for Pope John Paul II
    If it seems like time has flown by since the funeral of Pope John Paul II, well, you’re right. It’s been only six years. Yet the late pope is soon to be just one step away from sainthood. How did that happen? Some critics are asking that...
  • Over One Million Gather For Beatification of Pope John Paul II

    Over One Million Gather For Beatification of Pope John Paul II
    VATICAN CITY (KTLA) -- At least one million Catholics from around the world gathered at the Vatican Sunday for the beatification of Pope John Paul II. A giant portrait of the late pontiff was unveiled before the crowds and Pope Benedict XVI. A French...
  • Pope John Paul II To Be Beatified Before Big Crowd

    Pope John Paul II To Be Beatified Before Big Crowd
    Pope John Paul II moves a step closer to sainthood on Sunday when his successor beatifies him before an expected crowd of several hundred thousand people. Pilgrims from all over the world, many from the pope's native Poland, have flocked to Rome to...
  • Pope John Paul Body Exhumed Ahead Of Beatification

    Pope John Paul Body Exhumed Ahead Of Beatification
    Pope John Paul's coffin was exhumed on Friday ahead of his beatification as tens of thousands of people began arriving in Rome for one of the biggest events since his funeral in 2005. The Vatican said the coffin was removed from the crypts below St...
  • Pope John Paul II One Step Closer to Sainthood

    Pope John Paul II One Step Closer to Sainthood
    VATICAN CITY -- The pope on Friday signed off on the miracle needed for the beatification of Pope John Paul II, and set May 1 as the date to honor one of the most beloved popes of all times as a model of saintliness for the church. Pope Benedict XVI said...
  • Pope appoints auxiliary bishop to Indianapolis

    Pope appoints auxiliary bishop to Indianapolis
    For the first time since the Great Depression, the Catholic Church in Indianapolis will have two bishops to serve the flock. Pope Benedict XVI appointed Boston-area pastor, Rev. Christopher Coyne as auxiliary bishop within the Archdiocese of Indianapolis....
  • In The Arts

    Mad Hatter party for human rights A group of Laguna businesses and residents will take part in the Orange County Chapter of Human Rights Campaign's Mad Hatter Garden Party at 5:30 p.m. Saturday at a Newport Coast estate, with Lorna Luft and Greg...
  • 6 Arrested In UK For Alleged Pope Terror Plot

    6 Arrested In UK For Alleged Pope Terror Plot
    British police staged a pre-dawn raid at a London garbage depot Friday, arresting five street cleaners in a suspected terrorist plot against Pope Benedict XVI on the second day of his state visit to Britain. A sixth person was arrested later in the day....
  • Pope tweets for the first time

    VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Benedict XVI has tweeted for the first time, announcing the launch of a Vatican news information portal. Benedict's tweet on Tuesday read: "Dear Friends, I just launched News.va Praised be our Lord Jesus Christ! With my...
  • WATCH: Pope Benedict XVI Sends His First Tweet

    WATCH: Pope Benedict XVI Sends His First Tweet
    Another reason for my mother to get on Twitter. It was an historic day for the Catholic church, as Pope Benedict XVI sent his first tweet to the world through the Vatican's Twitter account. It was an announcement of a new Vatacin information portal,...
  • 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...