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  • UCF, Magic have it all wrong when it comes to cheating

    UCF, Magic have it all wrong when it comes to cheating
    Running off at the typewriter. … I think it's time we explained something to our two hometown teams — the Orlando Magic and UCF Knights — about breaking the rules. Um, guys, here's a little primer in Cheating 101. The object of...
  • On cracking down on business signs; UC admission practices; and the law and same-sex marriage

    Letter of the law Re "Sign law is a tough sell," July 13 Only our virulently anti-business and draconian government would suddenly and selectively crack down on small San Fernando Valley businesses that are merely trying to survive the deep recession,...
  • John Foley dies at 76; cardinal explained Catholic teachings

    John Foley dies at 76; cardinal explained Catholic teachings
    Cardinal John P. Foley, a priest who rose from working-class roots in Philadelphia to become the Vatican's longtime spokesman on Roman Catholic social teachings, has died. He was 76. Foley was perhaps best known to American audiences as host for 25 years...
  • Archbishop Pietro Sambi dies at 73; Vatican's ambassador to the U.S.

    Archbishop Pietro Sambi dies at 73; Vatican's ambassador to the U.S.
    As papal nuncio to the United States, Archbishop Pietro Sambi had the formidable job of representing the Vatican at a time of challenge and scandal in the Roman Catholic Church, as well as escorting Pope Benedict XVI on his 2008 American visit. By...
  • 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...
  • The papacy -- the job of a lifetime but not a lifetime job

     
    Rowan Williams, the archbishop of Canterbury, has announced that he is stepping down at the end of the year to return to academic life. Williams is 61. Meanwhile, another professor turned prelate, Pope Benedict XVI, remains in office at the......
  • 'We Have a Pope': Anxiety and surprise at the Vatican

     
    In Nanni Moretti's latest film, “We Have a Pope,” he goes back toward comedy and religion. Octogenarian French actor Michel Piccoli (“Contempt,” “Belle de Jour”) plays a French cardinal named Melville who is...
  • Pope Benedict XVI calls for peace in his Easter message

     
    Pope Benedict XVI calls for peace in the Middle East in his Easter address Sunday. The pontiff urged Israelis and Palestinians to resume negotiations and called for violence to cease in Syria....
  • Mexico abuse victims denounce Vatican as Pope Benedict XVI visits

     
    Sexual abuse victims angrily accused the Vatican on Saturday of protecting a notorious Mexican priest for decades, and said they were dismayed that Pope Benedict XVI will not meet with them on his visit to the country....
  • Separating church and state, Kennedy and Santorum

     
    It's a tribute to John F. Kennedy that his comments about religion during the 1960 presidential campaign make current presidential candidate Rick Santorum want to throw up. Kennedy's Catholicism was an issue for some voters, who evidently feared that...
  • Mexicans love the pope --- that other one

     
    Take a look around Mexico's most important Roman Catholic cathedral and you will observe reverence to the pope. However, it's not the same pope who arrives in Mexico in less than a week....
  • Pope, en route to Mexico, decries drug war violence

     
    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....