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  • Argentina bomb defused where Colombia's ex-president was to speak

     
    Employees of a theater in central Buenos Aires find a bomb perhaps intended to kill Colombia's former president Alvaro Uribe....
  • New pope: Cardinal Mahony 'absolutely ecstatic' over Bergoglio

     
    Los Angeles Cardinal Roger Mahony cheered the selection of Jorge Mario Bergoglio of Argentina as the new pope. “This is unimaginable," Mahony told KCBS-TV Channel 2 anchor Sylvia Lopez in an interview in Rome. “The impact this is going to........
  • New Pope: A shift from Europe to Latin America [Video Discussion]

     
    Catholic experts said the selection of Jorge Mario Bergoglio of Argentina to lead the Roman Catholic Church shows a shift from Europe to the Southern Hemisphere. The Times will host a video chat at 2 p.m. with reporter Teresa Watanabe......
  • Local Argentines on new pope: 'I never thought this would happen'

     
    As word spread that Cardinal Jorge Mario Bergoglio of Argentina had been named the next pope, local Argentines celebrated the news....
  • New pope: Cardinal Mahony defends record on priest abuse

     
    Los Angeles Cardinal Roger Mahony, in Rome for the selection of Jorge Mario Bergoglio of Argentina as the new pope, praised the choice but also defended his record on handling priest abuse cases. Mahony spoke as many Los Angeles Catholics......
  • New pope: Latinos overjoyed with selection of Argentine

     
    When the Rev. Marco Ortiz saw the name of the new pope flash across the TV, he whispered to himself: "Wow." The selection of Jorge Mario Bergoglio of Argentina to lead the Roman Catholic Church, Ortiz realized, ushered in an......
  • In West Hollywood, Pope Francis' stand on gays is unimpressive

     
    For Giancarlo Urey, a 29-year-old lawyer who spent the day in West Hollywood when Pope Francis was named to the papacy, the new leader's anti-gay stance is not a good sign. Like his predecessor in the Vatican, Francis is equally......
  • New pope: Some Latinos take note of Bergoglio's Italian roots

     
    As he cut a young man’s hair in his Huntington Park barbershop, Carlos Madrid said he was thrilled that the new pope hailed from Latin America. He could have sworn the pontiff would be from Italy, he said. Then, after......
  • Mystery-thriller book review: 'The Crime of Julian Wells'

    Mystery-thriller book review: 'The Crime of Julian Wells'
    Summer might be drawing to a close, but don't worry — there's still plenty of time to squeeze in a few more chills provided by new mysteries and thrillers from Karin Fossum, Tana French and Thomas H. Cook. * An Edgar Allan Poe Award and numerous...
  • Maria Kirilenko continues strong run at Indian Wells, will face Maria Sharapova

    Maria Kirilenko continues strong run at Indian Wells, will face Maria Sharapova
    On a long day of tennis in the BNP Paribas Open at Indian Wells, fifth-seeded former Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova of the Czech Republic was among the casualties in matches that finished during daylight hours. She lost in a three-set battle, 4-6, 6-4,...
  • Francis, a New World pope, is Old World in church dogma

    Francis, a New World pope, is Old World in church dogma
    For the first time in history, the Roman Catholic Church has a pope from the New World, but liberal American Catholics should not expect Pope Francis to stray far from the old theology. Some things are excitingly different about this new pontiff. On...