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  • Easter 2013 TV programming

     
    Easter 2013 is Sunday, March 31. Here are some of the notable new and returning shows, specials and movies airing over the next week to help you and your family enjoy the Easter 2013 season, if you celebrate. All times are Eastern; programming is...
  • Is there hope for an American to become pope?

     
    Maybe. That's the answer from John L. Allen, Jr., the well-known and well-respected Vatican reporter for The National Catholic Reporter. In his own words, Allen reports from Rome this week that “Against all odds, the American cardinals are...
  • New pope: Some Latinos take note of Bergoglio's Italian roots

     
    As he cut a young man’s hair in his Huntington Park barbershop, Carlos Madrid said he was thrilled that the new pope hailed from Latin America. He could have sworn the pontiff would be from Italy, he said. Then, after......
  • New pope: Los Angeles faithful eagerly await word

     
    As white smoke poured out of the Sistine Chapel Wednesday morning, Catholics in Southern California were pleased to hear they had a new pontiff....
  • Pictures in the News | March 27, 2013

     
    Wednesday's Pictures in the News begings in Washington DC, where the US Supreme Court has begun debating whether the 130,000 legally married gay couples in this country are entitled to the same benefits under federal law as heterosexual married couples......
  • The new pope: Cheers in L.A. for first Latin American pontiff

     
    As an Argentine cardinal was introduced in Vatican City as Pope Francis I, one Cypress Park priest celebrated the first pontiff from the Americas, calling it a historic moment....
  • Pictures in the News | March 11, 2013

     
    Monday's Pictures in the News begins in Italy, where cardinals are set to enter the conclave to elect a successor to Pope Benedict XVI after he became the first pope in 600 years to resign from the role. The conclave is scheduled to start on Tuesday,...
  • Pope's butler to stand trial in scandal over leaked Vatican documents

     
    Pope's butler indicted: The butler to Pope Benedict XVI was indicted Monday in the scandal over leaked Vatican documents. Paolo Gabriele is to stand trial on a charge of aggravated theft for his alleged role in leaking documents that exposed infighting in...
  • Vatican police describe finding many documents in papal butler home

     
    Members of the Vatican police force testified in court Wednesday that they found tens of thousands of documents in the apartment of the former butler to Pope Benedict XVI. The butler, Paolo Gabriele, is accused of leaking the documents, which painted a...
  • Trial of Pope Benedict XVI's butler begins at Vatican

     
    VATICAN CITY -- The sensational trial of the self-proclaimed whistle-blowing butler of Pope Benedict XVI for allegedly stealing confidential documents from the papal apartments began Saturday in a small courtroom within the Vatican walls. Paolo Gabriele,...
  • Pope's Ex-Butler Gets 18 Months for Leaking Papers

    Pope's Ex-Butler Gets 18 Months for Leaking Papers
    ROME -- The pope's former butler, Paolo Gabriele, was convicted Saturday of aggravated theft for leaking confidential papal documents and sentenced to 18 months in prison. He was also ordered to pay the costs of the trial at the Vatican City courthouse....