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  • The pope's Rome: Where Francis, the 266th pope, will live and rule

    The pope's Rome: Where Francis, the 266th pope, will live and rule
    ROME - "SILENZIO!" says the sign just past the massive bronze doors marking the entrance to St. Mary and the Martyrs Catholic Church in Rome, one of the two or three most important churches in Christian history. The sign reminds all that this is a house...
  • New pope, new questions

    New pope, new questions
    When in Rome, the excitement swirling around the election of Pope Francis was contagious, even for those who weren't church-going Roman Catholics. My job was to convey that Eternal City-wide fervor to folks back home through stories, videos, live Webcasts...
  • Israel's Netanyahu and Pope Francis exchange gifts, talk policy

    Israel's Netanyahu and Pope Francis exchange gifts, talk policy
    JERUSALEM -- Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu had a 25-minute audience with Pope Francis at the Vatican on Monday, the first meeting between the two leaders. Netanyahu presented the pontiff with a Spanish translation of "The Origins of the...
  • 'Triennial' art has Pacific Rim flavor

    'Triennial' art has Pacific Rim flavor
    By the time you enter the doors of the Orange County Museum of Art and look for the first work of art on display, you'll probably have stepped on it already. The Newport Beach museum's inaugural "2013 California-Pacific Triennial" exhibit, which opens...
  • Pictures in the News | February 27, 2013

     
    Wednesday's Pictures in the News begins in Vatican City, where thousands gather in St Peter's Square as Pope Benedict XVI attended his last weekly public audience before stepping down tomorrow. Pope Benedict XVI has been the leader of the Catholic...
  • Mahony says he looks forward to voting on Pope Benedict's successor

     
    Cardinal Roger M. Mahony praised outgoing Pope Benedict XVI for his legacy of spreading Catholicism throughout the world and said he looks forward to traveling to Rome to help elect his successor....
  • Pictures in the News | Feb. 13, 2013

     
    Wednesday's Pictures in the News begins in Japan, where vocational students raise their fists during a rally to start off job-hunting in Tokyo. The Japanese government announced 10.3 trillion yen in spending last month, which it predicts will increase...
  • Papal Conclave TV coverage

     
    This week, the Roman Catholic Church's 115 cardinal electors will convene to select a new leader, following the retirement of Benedict XVI. The papal conclave formally begins the afternoon of Tuesday, March 12, when the cardinals gather in the Sistine...
  • 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......