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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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....
  • Planning your trip to Vatican City

    THE BEST WAY TO VATICAN CITY From LAX, Alitalia offers nonstop service to Rome. Delta, Lufthansa, Air France, British Airways and US Air offer connecting service (change of planes). Restricted round-trip fares begin at $836. CURRENCY Euro TELEPHONES...
  • China moves to clean up Mt. Everest

    1 China Scattered with the debris of more than 50 years of climbing -- oxygen canisters, tents and backpacks -- Mt. Everest has been called the world's highest garbage dump. China is moving to clean up its northern side of the mountain and protect its...
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  • Easter Sunday At The Vatican

    Easter Sunday At The Vatican
    Pope Benedict the sixteenth delivered Easter Sunday Mass in Vatican City today. Thousands of worshippers gathered at the Vatican for services at St. Peter's Square. A senior cardinal defended the Pope from "petty gossip" as the pontiff maintained his...
  • 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...
  • Beyond wars and words: Angkor Wat

    The first approach, no matter how you approach it, isn't all that impressive. From the main road, the profile beyond its moat is low, like a very rough pencil sketch of Parliament along the Thames but less grand and imposing. The three visible spires,...
  • Hall of Fame Highway

    Maybe there's something in the soil. Maybe there's a wrinkle in the Earth's gravitational fields. Maybe it's the roadway itself, somehow cosmically attractive. Whatever the reason, I-90, wending its 1,000-mile way between Chicago and Boston, traverses...