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  • The mortal pope and eternal Rome

    The mortal pope and eternal Rome
    Growing up in Rome, not far from Saint Peter's Basilica (whose dome I could see from my parents' bedroom) I did not think much of my circumstance. I thought it was just normal to drive my scooter by the Vatican walls and to see the Swiss guards...
  • Cardinal George heads to Rome to elect new pope

    Cardinal George heads to Rome to elect new pope
    As he prepared to rush to Rome ahead of a snowstorm at home, Chicago's Cardinal Francis George said Monday that the next pope should have insight about how the Vatican operates and the ability to lead a global church. "You're talking about governance...
  • How to fix the Catholic Church

    How to fix the Catholic Church
    The Roman Catholic Church is at the most perplexing time in it's storied, at times sordid, history. For the first time in more than 600 years, a pope has chosen to retire, due mostly to deteriorating health issues. Is that truly the most prominent...
  • 3/3/2013-Pray For The Church

    3/3/2013-Pray For The Church
    My wife and I visited Vatican City, the Vatican Museum and St Peter's Basilica last July when we were in Rome, so now I have a personal connection to the church. The Catholic Church is in a crisis that rivals the time when Pope Paul VI died in 1978 and...
  • '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...
  • Mexico's president, first lady pray for peace at holy site

     
    President Felipe Calderon and First Lady Margarita Zavala on Sunday appeared at Mexico's most revered holy site for Roman Catholics, the Basilica of the Virgin of Guadalupe, and prayed for peace in a public display of devotion....
  • Saturday's TV Highlights: 'It's a Wonderful Life' on NBC

     
    Click here to download TV listings for the week of Dec. 25 - 31 in PDF format TV listings for the week of Dec. 25 - 31 in PDF format are also available at latimes.com/entertainment/news/tv Weekly TV Listings and more......
  • Mena Suvari files for divorce from Simone Sestito

     
    Mena Suvari files for divorce from Simone Sestito. Mena Suvari and Simone Sestito married 18 months ago in Vatican City....
  • Pope tweets for lent

     
    The Los Angeles Times has a story about a pre-lent promise by Pope Benedict XVI to fire up his Twitter account for 40 days of 140-character pontification: By Deborah Netburn Hey there, media savvy generation — as we enter the Lenten season, Pope...
  • Pope admits 'sadness in my heart' over latest papal scandal

     
    For the first time since his butler was arrested for allegedly stealing papal correspondence, Pope Benedict XVI on Wednesday publicly discussed the scandal churning inside the Vatican, admitting “sadness in my heart” while charging the media...
  • 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...