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  • Pope names 2 new Chicago bishops

    Pope names 2 new Chicago bishops
    Pope Benedict XVI has named two Chicago priests to serve as auxiliary bishops in the Archdiocese of Chicago. The Rev. Andrew Wypych, pastor of St. Francis Borgia Catholic Church, and the Rev. Alberto Rojas, pastor of Good Shepherd Catholic Church, will...
  • From the Back Pew: The leadership competition

    From the Back Pew: The leadership competition
    I've been quite amused by the News-Press and Burbank Leader sports departments the last couple of weeks, as all eyes were locked on our little newsroom television as it showed images of various baseball competitions played to determine who would be the...
  • Pope Begins Easter As John Paul Beatification Nears

    (REUTERS) Pope Benedict led the world's Catholics into Easter on Saturday, ahead of the beatification of his venerated predecessor John Paul II on May 1. The 84 year-old pontiff presided at an Easter eve service in St Peter's Basilica, delivering a...
  • Pope John Paul II: The Beatification

    Pope John Paul II: The Beatification
    Making a saint. It happens in Rome. But the truth is, all Catholics everywhere have the power to pray to and put forth a saint. The process began for Pope John Paul II when a sickly nun said he cured her of Parkinson's that sets the stage for...
  • 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...
  • Local Catholic blogger invited to Vatican conference on social media

    Local Catholic blogger invited to Vatican conference on social media
    In the three years since he converted to Roman Catholicism, 24-year-old Brandon Vogt has become a well-known Catholic blogger and the author of a soon-to-be-published book on the church and social media. Now he has been invited to Rome by the Vatican....
  • 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...
  • As John Paul II Moves Closer to Sainthood, Some Question His Role In Sex Scandals

    As John Paul II Moves Closer to Sainthood, Some Question His Role In Sex Scandals
    Following Saturday evening mass at the Cathedral of the Blessed Sacrament in Dowtown Sacrament, three survivors of clergy abuse were trying to ge parishoners to take a stand for children. Their appaearance outside this Catholic church and hundreds of...
  • Pope John Paul II Beatified Before Massive Crowd

    Pope John Paul II Beatified Before Massive Crowd
    The late Pope John Paul II was moved a major step closer to sainthood on Sunday at a ceremony that drew about a million and a half people to Rome and was celebrated by Catholics around the world. "From now on Pope John Paul II shall be called 'blessed,'"...
  • 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...
  • Dr Steve Gets Physical With Olivia Newton John

    Dr Steve Gets Physical With Olivia Newton John
    Olivia Newton-John’s appeal seems to be timeless. With a career spanning more than four decades she is still a vibrant, creative individual that is adored by fans across the world. Born in Cambridge, England in 1948, the youngest child of...
  • Pope Benedict XVI to attend two classical concerts in weeks ahead

    Pope Benedict XVI to attend two classical concerts in weeks ahead
    Pope Benedict XVI has long been a classical music fan and in the next few weeks, he will take time out from his schedule to attend two classical concerts. Riccardo Muti is set to lead a concert at the Vatican this week for the pope in honor of the...