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  • Nadal impatient for return to favoured clay courts

    MADRID (Reuters) - Rafa Nadal is eager to get back to his favoured clay after what he called a "good but not fantastic" start to the year with two titles and two runners-up spots, the world number one said on Wednesday. Spaniard Nadal, 27, won on the...
  • Confusion over Usain Bolt skipping Rome meet

    Confusion over Usain Bolt skipping Rome meet
    One thing seems certain: Usain Bolt will not race at a big Rome track meet in June. The reason for him skipping the Diamond League circuit stop is less clear. Organizers initially announced that the world's fastest man was suffering from an injury....
  • Italy priests to give up salary in honor of canonized John XXIII

    VATICAN CITY Priests in the northern Italian town of Bergamo will be asked to give up a month of their salaries to fund charity projects in the name of the soon-to-be-saint Pope John XXIII, Vatican officials said Monday. John XXIII, who led the...
  • READER SUBMITTED: USJ Annual Buckley Lecture To Feature Archbishop Leonard T. Blair

    Most Reverend Leonard P. Blair, STD, Archbishop of Hartford, who will present "Bergoglio Speaks: Understanding Pope Francis." The lecture will take place at 7 p.m. on Thursday, April 10 in the Crystal Room, Mercy Hall, which is located o the University'...
  • Want Pope Francis to visit Philly? Tweet him

    Want the pope to come to Philadelphia next year? Just tweet him @Pontifex and use the hashtag #PopeInPhilly. Pope Francis has embraced social media, so the spiritual head of the 2,000-year-old Roman Catholic Church will likely get the Twitter invites...
  • Former Vatican bank managers to go to trial in Italy

    ROME Two former top managers of the Institute for Religious Works, or IOR, the Vatican's scandal-tainted bank, will go to trial over money laundering charges, Italian prosecutors said Friday. Former IOR Director General Paolo Cipriani and deputy...
  • President Obama seeks to bolster ties with Saudi Arabia

    ROME — After spending four days in Europe dealing with the crisis over Russia's annexation of Crimea, President Obama now turns to a diplomatic challenge of another sort: trying to smooth relations with Saudi Arabia without making the longtime U.S....
  • Health care signups reach 6 million-plus

    WASHINGTON More than 6 million Americans have signed up for private coverage on the nation's health insurance marketplaces, surpassing the Congressional Budget Office estimate for first-year enrollment under the Affordable Care Act. President Barack...
  • 'Noah' Star Russell Crowe Breaks His Silence About Meeting the Pope

    Russell Crowe broke his silence about his much-publicized trip to Vatican City last week, sharing details about why it was so important for him to visit Pope Francis. Crowe, who had been tweeting the Pope about his upcoming Biblical adventure for weeks,...
  • Theater review: 'Julius Caesar' from Orlando Shakespeare Theater

     Theater review: 'Julius Caesar' from Orlando Shakespeare Theater
    Using a cast of seven to present Shakespeare's "Julius Caesar," a play with dozens of characters, unquestionably requires a lot of the actors. At Orlando Shakespeare Theater, director Tina Packer also expects a lot of her audience. Actors change roles...
  • Friars turn to online `begging' to restore St. Francis sanctuary

    ROME Franciscan friars in Rome need $125,000 to restore the cell where their namesake saint once slept when visiting medieval popes and have turned to online crowdfunding to raise the sum. "For us, crowdfunding is a form of modern begging," Friar Stefano...