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  • North Korea 2014 meets Rome AD 65

    North Korea 2014 meets Rome AD 65
    This week, as the Ides of March approaches — the March 15 anniversary of the assassination of Julius Caesar, a determined but ultimately fruitless attempt by Roman senators to stop their government from sliding toward dictatorship — the...
  • Pope Francis's first year: Faith, hope--and how much change?

    Pope Francis's first year: Faith, hope--and how much change?
    IN THE 12 months since he appeared on the balcony of St Peter's to begin his papacy with a disarmingly unaffected "Good evening" to the crowd below, Pope Francis has won a following far beyond the Roman Catholic church. He has softened the image of an...
  • Udine's Far East Festival To Honor Fruit Chan

    ROME - Hong Kong multihyphenate Fruit Chan will be the guest of honour at the 16th Far East Festival in Udine, Italy, Europe's biggest showcase of genre and mainstream Asian cinema. Chan, a maverick director, producer and actor, is known for directing...
  • 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....
  • Commentary: Really think about the meaning of Lent

    Lent, a religious season that is about so much more than avoiding chocolate, is drawing near. For many in the Christian faith, Lent is a time to reflect on the awful journey toward death that led to Jesus' crucifixion. One question that arises often on...