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  • 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,...
  • Crystal Cruises offers a heaping helping of Serenity

    Crystal Cruises offers a heaping helping of Serenity
    I am not usually fond of routine or habit, preferring the unexpected. However, it's 5:30 p.m. and I am waiting for my butler, Sasha, as I do about this time every day. Sure enough, he raps lightly on my stateroom door, pokes his head in, and with a...
  • St. Bede's Parish bids 'Father Jim' farewell

    St. Bede the Venerable Parish Pastor Monsignor James C. Gehl's office sits empty. His desk is void of paperwork. The bookshelves are spotless. It is Saturday morning at St. Bede's, one of the quietest days of the week, Gehl said. The quietness has...
  • Navy QB Dobbs' hometown recognizes his key play

    Most college athletes spend their summers vacationing and preparing for the next season, very few spend it receiving a key to the city, unless you're Ricky Dobbs. Dobbs, the starting quarterback for the U.S. Naval Academy, was honored by his hometown...
  • Obama meeting Pope, Vatican says

     
    by Mark Silva President Barack Obama, who will leave town on the July Fourth weekend for a summit of the Group of Eight in Italy and a quick trip to Ghana, will drop in on Pope Benedict XVI, Reuters is......
  • Apocalypse now: 'Collapse' and the end of the world as we know it

     
    America has a bad case of the doomsday jitters. You don't have to be a Glenn Beck follower to know that whenever things go wrong in this country, you can always find all the anger, bitterness and fear-mongering bubbling up......
  • PETA to Pope Benedict XVI: Veganize the Vatican

     
    Taking a cue from Pope Benedict XVI's message for the Catholic Church's World Day of Peace, in which he calls for "a real change of outlook which will result in new life-styles" as a means to combat damage to the......
  • Sex abuse scandal: Pope Benedict promises action on sex abuse by priests

     
    Pope Benedict XVI has ended what had been an uncomfortably long recent silence, promising to bring priests accused of sexually abusing minors to justice. Benedict made the comments today during his weekly audience at St. Peter's Square in Vatican City,...
  • Sex-abuse scandal in Catholic Church: Cardinal William Levada talks to PBS’ ‘NewsHour’ on Tuesday

     
    PBS' “NewsHour” this week continues its look at the sex-abuse scandal in the Catholic Church. Margaret Warner will talk to Cardinal William Levada in Vatican City. You can see more of Warner's reports here. The interview will air at 7 p.m....
  • Dilma Rousseff poised to take Brazil's presidency in second round

     
    Millions of Brazilians will once again go to the polls Sunday to pick a successor to the highly popular president, Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva. As expected, Lula's protege, Dilma Rousseff, is leading in last-minute polls over Jose Serra, the former governor...