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  • A cardinal qualification

     
    Pope Benedict XVI continues to apologize for the abuse of minors by Catholic clergy, saying Friday: "We too insistently beg forgiveness from God and from the persons involved, while promising to do everything possible to ensure that such abuse will...
  • Dispatches from Rome: Sister Elizabeth reports

     
    Sister Elizabeth Worley is in Rome to witness Archbishop Thomas Wenski receiving his pallium from Pope Benedict XVI. Here's her report. At Monday's Mass celebrating the martyrdom of the great Apostles, Peter and Paul, held in St. Peter’s Basilica,...
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  • Pope Blesses the Public with Cast on Broken Wrist

    Pope Blesses the Public with Cast on Broken Wrist
    ROMANO CANAVESE, Italy -- A beaming Pope Benedict XVI raised his cast-encased right arm to bless thousands of faithful Sunday during his first public appearance since surgery to set a wrist fractured in a fall. The 82-year-old pope showed great agility...
  • Kennedy Laid to Rest at Arlington, Beside Brothers

    Kennedy Laid to Rest at Arlington, Beside Brothers
    WASHINGTON -- Sen. Edward M. Kennedy was laid to rest Saturday night alongside slain brothers John and Robert on hallowed ground at Arlington National Cemetery, celebrated for "the dream he kept alive" across the decades since their deaths. Crowds...
  • Ailing Senator Edward Kennedy Requests a Quick Replacement Process

    Ailing Senator Edward Kennedy Requests a Quick Replacement Process
    A cancer-stricken Sen. Edward M. Kennedy has asked Massachusetts leaders to change state law to allow a speedy replacement if it becomes necessary for him to surrender his seat, fearing a months-long vacancy would deny Democrats a crucial vote on...
  • Pope names Disney-area shrine a basilica

    Pope names Disney-area shrine a basilica
    Even though Mary Jo Smith and her husband had just arrived in Orlando to start their vacation late the night before, they still showed up for noon Mass at the National Shrine of Mary, Queen of the Universe before hitting the theme parks with their five...
  • Pope Rescinds Promotion of 'Katrina' Pastor

    Pope Benedict XVI has formally rescinded the promotion of an ultraconservative priest who came under fire for suggesting that God punished New Orleans with Hurricane Katrina. The Vatican announcement Monday confirmed a previous decision by the...
  • Monsignor Timothy Dolan Is Next New York Archbishop

    NEW YORK (AP) - Milwaukee Archbishop Timothy M. Dolan, a defender of Roman Catholic orthodoxy who led an elite seminary for U.S. priests and became known for his energy, wit and warmth, was named archbishop of New York on Monday. The Vatican said Dolan...
  • Vatican launches Pope YouTube channel

    VATICAN CITY (AP) - Pope Benedict XVI joined U.S. President Barack Obama and Queen Elizabeth II on Friday by launching his own YouTube channel, the latest Vatican effort to reach out to the digital generation. The Vatican said it was launching the...
  • Barack Obama starts new life as president-elect

    President-elect Barack Obama dove immediately into his transition to the White House this morning, accepting congratulations from President Bush and the Pope, preparing to commence intelligence briefings and reportedly asking Rep. Rahm Emanuel (D-Ill.) to...