| Aug 20, 2014
| 12:30 PM
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Montreal World Festival
Celebrating its 38th year with a distinctly Gallic flavor, MWFF will open with "We Love You, You Bastard," from French director -- and longtime festival supporter -- Claude Lelouch. Montreal closes with a tribute to...
| Aug 26, 2014
| 5:42 PM
Cardinal Francis George will miss a planned trip to Rome in October to instead receive treatment for cancer, the Archdiocese of Chicago said Tuesday.
George had planned to visit Rome to meet with Pope Francis and for other meetings, said archdiocese...
| Aug 25, 2014
| 10:35 AM
ROME (Reuters) - The Italian football federation's (FIGC) prosecutor panel has ruled that its new president Carlo Tavecchio has no case to answer over allegedly racist comments he made during the recent election campaign.
Tavecchio caused an outcry...
| Aug 24, 2014
| 4:00 PM
Political news gathering these days often consists of warnings about "donor fatigue," followed by excited updates on the dollar figure each candidate and party has collected. Given the complaints and overheated debates about all this, why don't we...
| Aug 22, 2014
| 5:26 AM
ROME (Reuters) - The parents of James Foley, the American journalist killed by Islamic State militants in Iraq, on Friday called for prayer and support to free the remaining captives held by Islamic State fighters.
"We do pray, we beg the international...
| Aug 25, 2014
| 10:47 PM
VATICAN CITY (Reuters) - A former Polish archbishop and papal diplomat who was defrocked after allegations of paying children for sexual acts has lost his diplomatic immunity and could be tried in the Dominican Republic, the Vatican said.
| Aug 21, 2014
| 9:24 AM
GLASTONBURY — On the heals of a successful trip to China a few months ago, the Glastonbury Chamber of Commerce is inviting members of the chamber and the community to experience Italy in March.
The chamber will be holding an informational...
| Aug 15, 2014
| 5:20 AM
Seventy-five-year-old George Ayyad stands calmly near his 31-year-old son, Jeries, who has been in a coma in the intensive care unit of St. Joseph Hospital in Jerusalem for two weeks. The elder Ayyad, who had the duty of ringing the church bells at the...
| Aug 13, 2014
| 12:06 PM
Jim Rome, the sharp-tongued sports personality who has hosted a monthly sports series for Showtime since departing his local KLAC-AM Fox Sports radio gig in 2013, is returning to L.A. radio.
Rome, who also has a CBS Sports Radio show, will be one of the...
| Aug 18, 2014
| 5:24 AM
Pope Francis on Monday called for peace and reconciliation on the divided Korean peninsula and sent a further message of goodwill to China, wrapping-up a five day trip to South Korea and the first papal visit to Asia in 15 years.
Before a Mass on Monday...
| Aug 10, 2014
On a summer day, thousands flock to Chicago's beaches, cast a fishing line into its harbors and play softball in Grant Park, oblivious to their indebtedness to A. Montgomery Ward, who fought to keep developers' hands off the city's lakefront.