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  • 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....
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Landmarks, Cities Worldwide Unplug for "Earth Hour"

    Landmarks, Cities Worldwide Unplug for "Earth Hour"
    LONDON -- Europe's best known landmarks -- including the Eiffel Tower, Big Ben and Rome's Colosseum fell dark Saturday, following Sydney's Opera House and Beijing's Forbidden City in joining a global climate change protest, as lights were switched off...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Out of silence, a melody rises

    VATICAN CITY - St. Peter's Square yesterday was in many ways the portrait of an ideal spring day, sunny and warm and populated by hundreds of boisterous tourists. But that picture changed quickly. After Vatican officials went on television in the...
  • 'I know he is at peace,' Keeler says

    Cardinal William H. Keeler, who is expected to be the first Baltimore archbishop in more than 100 years to participate in the ritualized process of selecting a pope, prayed for the ailing pontiff yesterday even as he prepared to clear his schedule for...
  • Former professor led Vatican office that enforces doctrine of faith

    As soon as his name was read from a balcony of St. Peter's Basilica, Joseph Ratzinger was being considered a transitional pope because of his age - at 78, the oldest pontiff elected to lead the Roman Catholic Church in nearly three centuries. But when...