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VATICAN CITY (AP) — Cardinals elected a new pope to lead the world's 1.2 billion Catholics on Wednesday, overcoming deep divisions to select the 266th pontiff in a remarkably fast conclave. Tens of thousands of people who braved cold rain to watch...
My fondest memory of the late Bishop John D’Arcy had nothing to do with the church even though it occurred within yards of the most famous church in the world. For those of you lucky enough to have travelled to Rome with a visit to The Vatican as...
VATICAN CITY (AP) — The Vatican is digging in after gay marriage initiatives scored big wins this week in the U.S. and Europe, vowing to never stop insisting that marriage can only be between a man and a woman. In a front-page article in Saturday's...
VATICAN CITY (AP) — On Thursday Pope Benedict XVI transferred a high-ranking Holy See official to Indianapolis for ruffling feathers at the Vatican by openly seeking to mend its frayed ties with U.S. nuns. Archbishop Joseph Tobin, an American...
Fort Wayne Journal GazetteFORT WAYNE -- A priest at Fort Wayne's St. Joseph Catholic Church-Hessen Cassel has been removed from his post after an allegation of sexual abuse of a minor. Diocesan officials confirmed Tuesday that the Rev. Thomas C. Lombardi, 62, had been...
Ireland loves its heroes, even those like Michael Collins who met his end at the hands of fellow Irishmen. Collins was never more popular than he was at his funeral. The response was overwhelming, just like the response last week to the comments of...
ReutersROME, May 22 (Reuters) - Pope Francis on Wednesday urged Catholics in China to remain loyal to the Vatican, whose authority is challenged by China's Communist rulers. China's Catholics number between 8 and 12 million and are divided between the state-...
Reuters* Pope and Merkel spoke for unusually long 45 minutes * Merkel flew to Rome just to see pope * Francis recently issued strong call for financial reform By James Mackenzie VATICAN CITY, May 18 (Reuters) - German Chancellor Angela Merkel met Pope...
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The Vatican has officially accepted a gift to Pope Francis from Chicago lawyer Chris Connors: a fitting domain name, popefrancis.com. Connors, who bought the domain in 2010 on a lark, had secretly hoped a pope would choose the name Francis in his...
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When Archbishop Jose Gomez stripped his predecessor, Cardinal Roger Mahony, of public duties for mishandling clergy sex abuse cases, a church spokesman said the retired prelate's life would remain largely the same with one exception: confirmations. No...
ROME — Pope Francis has backed the Vatican's doctrinal crackdown on a major group of American nuns, reasserting the Roman Catholic Church's conservative approach to various social issues in a move that could cool the warm reception he has received...
ROME -- Pope Francis launched a long-awaited cleanup of the Vatican by announcing a task force Saturday made up of eight high-ranking cardinals, including one American, who will determine how best to reform the much-criticized Curia, or Vatican...
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