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  • 'Noah' Star Russell Crowe Breaks His Silence About Meeting the Pope

    Russell Crowe broke his silence about his much-publicized trip to Vatican City last week, sharing details about why it was so important for him to visit Pope Francis. Crowe, who had been tweeting the Pope about his upcoming Biblical adventure for weeks,...
  • 'Nothing is ever without hope,' ailing George tells Catholics on Easter

    'Nothing is ever without hope,' ailing George tells Catholics on Easter
    Battling cancer and celebrating what could be his last Easter Sunday Mass as Chicago’s Catholic leader, Cardinal Francis George said he was in good spirits and that the holiday teaches “nothing is ever without hope.” “There&...
  • Syria's Assad pays visit to recaptured Christian town on Easter

    Syria's Assad pays visit to recaptured Christian town on Easter
    DAMASCUS, Syria – President Bashar Assad made a symbolic Easter visit Sunday to the heavily damaged town of Maaloula, a Christian landmark enclave recaptured from Islamist rebels last week by government forces. The president’s visit,...
  • Football: Cathedral wins appeal; new seven-team Serra League voted in

     The Southern Section Council voted Wednesday to accept the appeal of Cathedral and created a new seven-team Serra League that will be made up of Alemany, Chaminade, Crespi, Notre Dame, Bishop Amat, Loyola and Gardena Serra for football only. The...
  • Obama meets with Pope Francis for the first time at the Vatican

    Obama meets with Pope Francis for the first time at the Vatican
    VATICAN CITY -- Greeting a man he has called an “inspiration,” President Obama paid his first visit to Pope Francis on Thursday, opening a meeting the White House hopes will highlight the leaders’ shared views on economic inequality...
  • As Obama meets the pope, Francis' smile masks a serious message

    When Jorge Mario Bergoglio became Pope Francis a little more than a year ago, the first thing that struck those who knew him well was his unexpected, beatific smile. “In Argentina, he didn’t smile like that,” Sergio Rubin, the pope&...
  • President Obama, Pope Francis discuss the poor in meeting at Vatican

    VATICAN CITY — President Obama visited Pope Francis for the first time Thursday, a meeting the White House hoped would amplify the two men's shared concern about economic inequality rather than the president's conflicts with the Roman Catholic...
  • Panorama City girl, 10, delivers immigration message to Pope Francis

    Panorama City girl, 10, delivers immigration message to Pope Francis
    Pope Francis met with two Americans on Thursday -- one the leader of the free world, the other a 10-year-old girl from Panorama City. Before Francis received President Obama at the Vatican, young Jersey Vargas delivered letters from children of...
  • Football: Salesian is voted into a new league with Pac-5 powers

    Representatives from the Catholic Athletic Assn. approved new leagues on Thursday, and for football only, L.A. Salesian was put in a league with Loyola, Bishop Amat and Gardena Serra. Salesian will appeal the decision to the Southern Section. Salesian...
  • Chicago celebrates two popes proclaimed as saints

    Chicago celebrates two popes proclaimed as saints
    A Sunday evening Mass at Holy Name Cathedral capped roughly 24 hours of celebration across the Chicago Archdiocese over the historic elevation of two popes to sainthood. Unable to travel to Rome for the canonization of Popes John Paul II and John XXIII,...
  • Pope Francis To Usher In Vatican 3D TV Transmission At Unprecedented Canonisation Ceremony

    VATICAN CITY - Pope Francis will become the first pontiff seen globally in 3D during the upcoming April 27 ceremony in St. Peter's Square when two of his predecessors, John Paul II and John XXIII, will be canonised as saints. The unprecedented double...
  • Catholic leaders hold Mass at border to urge immigration overhaul

    Catholic leaders hold Mass at border to urge immigration overhaul
    NOGALES, Ariz. — It had been years since Maria Miranda of Tucson attended Catholic Mass with her son Jorge Lopez. On Tuesday, they finally did. But they were separated by the U.S.-Mexico border fence in southern Arizona. "I'm just a couple of...