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  • 'Lily of the Mohawks' canonized first Native American saint; Ferndale family at ceremony

    'Lily of the Mohawks' canonized first Native American saint; Ferndale family at ceremony
    In the 17th century, she was known as “Lily of the Mohawks,” a Catholic convert scarred by smallpox and ostracized by her tribe but unshaken in her faith. After Sunday, she will be known as St. Catherine Tekakwitha, the first Native...
  • Italian Red Sauce: Meaty, beaty, big and bouncy

    Italian Red Sauce: Meaty, beaty, big and bouncy
    A big, bold restaurant name such as "Italian Red Sauce comes with a large personality in the form of owner Alfonso Ceparano. The hulk of a man, a New Yorker with the accent to prove it, roams the restaurant in a black suit shirt and tie as he chats with...
  • Awaiting the white smoke of papal announcement

    Awaiting the white smoke of papal announcement
    As their church's cardinals gathered in Vatican City to select a new pope, Catholic schoolchildren in the Baltimore area joined the worldwide buzz over the secret balloting process in an online chat with a fairly well-placed source: Archbishop William E....
  • News of the Weird: Brothels for the Disabled

    News of the Weird: Brothels for the Disabled
    A Verizon risk team, looking for data breaches on a client's computers, discovered that one company software developer was basically idle for many months, yet remained productive — because he had outsourced his projects to a Chinese software...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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....