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  • Varsity scores: Dec. 20

    Varsity scores: Dec. 20
    Boys basketball   Lake Brantley 84, Father Lopez 72 Buzz: John Mooney had 41 points and Nick Martin had 18 for Lake Brantley (9-6). Malik Maitland paced Father Lopez with 42 points. Melbourne Holy Trinity 88, Lake Highland 79 Buzz:Jace Hogan had...
  • News of the Weird: A Piece of the Action

    News of the Weird: A Piece of the Action
    “Fantasy sports” are hugely popular, but when fans “draft” players for their teams, they “own” only the players' statistics. Recently, Wall Street and Silicon Valley entrepreneurs created Fantex Holdings, which will...
  • Is Pope Francis purging conservative cardinals?

    Is Pope Francis purging conservative cardinals?
    Journalists and liberal Roman Catholics are making much — perhaps too much — of Pope Francis’ decision to remove a conservative American cardinal from the congregation that helps choose bishops. The New York Times said that the pope...
  • Homeless men invited to help Pope Francis celebrate birthday

    Homeless men invited to help Pope Francis celebrate birthday
    ROME -- Pope Francis boosted his down-to-earth image by inviting a group of homeless men to his Vatican residence to help him celebrate his 77th birthday. The group of men – four, according to some Vatican reports, three according to the Vatican&...
  • Pope Francis is Time's Person of the Year; Vatican is not surprised

    LONDON — Just nine months into his pontificate, Time magazine has named Pope Francis its Person of the Year, reflecting the energy and the new, overwhelmingly positive image that the former Argentinean archbishop has brought to the scandal-weary...
  • Pope Francis has a few questions to ask you

    Imagine the pope is coming to dinner. He'll be taking the bus, and he doesn't want you to make a big fuss. It's Francis, after all, the "world's parish priest." There's a bit of an agenda to his visit. He wants to ask how you feel about some of the most...
  • Lessons in leadership from Pope Francis

    Lessons in leadership from Pope Francis
    America has an ample number of leaders, in the workplace and in politics. But unfortunately, what many of these leaders are actually doing is "leadIng." You'll note the capital "I." That's not a typo. We have politicians who don't so much govern as...
  • Pope Francis can be a player in Ukraine's identity crisis

    As pro-Western and pro-Russian Ukrainians battle over the future orientation of their country, there is a world figure who could offer an important symbolic gift to European-minded Ukrainians: Pope Francis. Stalin supposedly dismissed the importance...
  • Magazine says NSA spied on Vatican; U.S. denies it

    ROME -- The U.S. National Security Agency may have spied on the future Pope Francis in the run-up to his election in March, an Italian magazine reported Wednesday. The NSA strongly denied the report. Without citing sources, Panorama magazine said the...
  • Letters: Cardinal Mahony's sins

    Letters: Cardinal Mahony's sins
    Re "A path to upheaval," Dec. 1, and "Into the light," Dec. 2 As a survivor of child sexual abuse by a Roman Catholic priest in Los Angeles, I have mixed feelings about the articles on Cardinal Roger M. Mahony, the retired archbishop of Los Angeles...
  • Suspended 'Bishop of Bling' was bound to irk austere Pope Francis

    When Bishop Franz-Peter Tebartz-van Elst of Germany traveled to India last year to minister to poor slum dwellers, he reportedly flew first class. This year, renovations of the Roman Catholic bishop's church-owned residence in the city of Limburg ran...
  • Healthcare workers gather for prayer, blessings at White Mass in L.A.

    Healthcare workers gather for prayer, blessings at White Mass in L.A.
    Whenever she has bad news for a family at the Los Angeles County-USC Medical Center emergency room, Gabriela Perez says a little prayer to herself before stepping through the door. A devout Roman Catholic nicknamed "Mother Teresa" by her co-workers,...