| May 25, 2014
| 9:29 AM
Pope Francis made a surprise stop on Sunday at the wall Palestinians abhor as a symbol of Israeli oppression, and later invited presidents from both sides of the divide to the Vatican to pray for peace.
In an image likely to become one of the most...
| Jun 20, 2014
| 5:09 AM
A Greek Orthodox priest in Glenview will be charged with felony theft amid allegations that he took more than $110,000 from a church trust fund to pay personal expenses including shopping trips, upscale dining and Christmas decorations for his home,...
| May 11, 2014
| 9:54 PM
The people of war-battered central Homs came Sunday to salvage what remained of their belongings and residences after years of conflict and siege.
Most found little beyond devastated homes, looted businesses and a handful of tokens from better times....
| May 20, 2014
| 7:10 AM
Greek food, music and dancing are the draw at the annual Newport News Greek Festival, taking place this year from May 29-June 1.
Under a large tent set up on the grounds of the Orthodox Church, guests can enjoy favorite Greek dishes such as moussaka,...
| May 29, 2014
| 7:22 PM
If you see a pillar of flame this weekend at Costa Mesa's Fish Fry and Carnival, it won't be a case of fish over-frying.
Rather, it will be the flaming cheese.
That's the American term, at least, for saganaki, a Greek delicacy made by frying a block...
| May 29, 2014
| 9:40 PM
He has no high-profile endorsements. His last name is often misspelled.
And many voters have no idea he's the guy who spoke publicly of inmate abuse and ordered up audits of jail brutality nearly two years before former Sheriff Lee Baca acknowledged...
| Apr 20, 2014
| 5:01 AM
Pope Francis, in his Easter address before a huge crowd, on Sunday denounced the "immense wastefulness" in the world while many go hungry and called for an end to conflicts in Syria, Ukraine and Africa.
"We ask you, Lord Jesus, to put an end to all...
| May 1, 2014
| 5:04 PM
KGB agents are apparently not taught history, or so it would seem from Vladimir Putin's recent statement that only "God knows" how a portion of southeastern Ukraine ever became part of that country. The Russian president refers to the region as "New...
| May 8, 2014
As Europe marks the 100th anniversary of the outbreak of World War I, the war that destroyed Old Europe, far-right parties are gaining ground across New Europe.
Most of the far-right parties are pro-Russia, opposing U.S. and European Union efforts to...
| May 16, 2014
| 4:51 PM
Q: I am Catholic, and recently attended the First Holy Communion for the son of dear friends at the Catholic church they attend. The family is very active at the church and the parish school this boy attends.
After the ceremony, when everyone got up to...
| May 19, 2014
| 8:51 AM
Ravens Beach Bash. Fans can join players, mascots, cheerleaders and more as the team turns beachtown into Ravenstown, May 29-31. Activities include flag football, tailgating, a bonfire and more. The action is headquartered at the Clarion Resort...