| Feb 19, 2012
| 4:10 PM
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...
| Feb 25, 2012
| 5:28 PM
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...
| Mar 22, 2012
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...
| Mar 23, 2012
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....
| Mar 24, 2012
| 7:13 PM
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...
| Mar 28, 2012
| 11:51 AM
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...
| Sep 21, 2011
| 8:07 AM
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...
| Sep 30, 2011
| 8:11 PM
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...
| May 11, 2011
| 5:36 PM
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...
| May 25, 2011
| 1:27 PM
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...
| Aug 18, 2012
| 5:46 PM
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.
| Apr 19, 2012
| 6:12 PM
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...