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  • Pope Francis prays for peace with Israeli, Palestinian leaders

    Pope Francis made an unprecedented bid for peace in the Holy Land on Sunday by hosting a prayer meeting at the Vatican with the presidents of Israel and Palestine Authority. Weeks after the last round of U.S.-backed peace talks failed, Francis...
  • Number of married Catholic priests may grow

    More married men may be serving as Catholic priests in the U.S. and Canada soon, but not because Pope Francis is about to relax the requirement that Latin Rite priests be celibate. Last week the North American Orthodox-Catholic Theological...
  • Pope Francis prays at Bethlehem wall, calls for Middle East peace

    Pope Francis prays at Bethlehem wall, calls for Middle East peace
    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...
  • In Israel, Pope Francis says there is 'no other way' but peace

    Landing in Israel on his whistle-stop tour of the Holy Land, Pope Francis declared Sunday that “there is simply no other way” besides a two-state solution for Israelis and Palestinians to live in peace in this violence-racked region. The...
  • Pope Francis calls on Israel, Palestinians to back two-state solution

    Pope Francis calls on Israel, Palestinians to back two-state solution
    On a day bookended by visits to the sites of Jesus' birth and death, Pope Francis on Sunday called on Palestinians and Israelis to recognize that "there is simply no other way" than a two-state solution for them to coexist peacefully after decades of...
  • Louis J. "Jack" Foudos, businessman

    Louis J. "Jack" Foudos, businessman
    Louis J. "Jack" Foudos, former owner of a cleaning and dyeing concern who played a pivotal role in the founding of St. Demetrios Greek Orthodox Church in Parkville, died May 21 of complications from cancer at Stella Maris Hospice. He was 77. The son of...
  • Events: Pride Week, Carmela ice cream courses, A Taste of Greece

    Events: Pride Week, Carmela ice cream courses, A Taste of Greece
    It's Pride Week, and Los Angeles is gearing up to celebrate. Tres by Jose Andres is holding “LGBTea,” a special afternoon tea service daily from 3 to 5 p.m. In addition to its normal afternoon tea, Tres will offer a selection of specialty...
  • Fish Fry expands menu but retains tradition

    Fish Fry expands menu but retains tradition
    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...
  • Bob Olmsted 'going after the grass roots' in L.A. sheriff's race

    Bob Olmsted 'going after the grass roots' in L.A. sheriff's race
    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...
  • Applying religious 'rules' calls for a careful balance between compassion and continuity

    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...
  • Ocean City 2014 events

    Ocean City 2014 events
    MAY 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...