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  • Brazil's Roman Catholics hope for boost from Pope Francis visit

    Brazil's Roman Catholics hope for  boost from Pope Francis visit
    RIO DE JANEIRO -- Brazil’s Roman Catholic faithful are hoping to get a boost from the visit by the charismatic Pope Francis this week. Brazil is the world’s largest Roman Catholic country, but it is less Catholic than it has ever been....
  • Pope's driver takes wrong turn; Francis welcomes frenzied Brazil fans

    Pope's driver takes wrong turn; Francis welcomes frenzied Brazil fans
    During Pope Francis' excursion Monday in Rio de Janeiro, his car got stuck in traffic, and his driver made a wrong turn amid the chaos of ecstatic crowds. It was a nightmare for the pope's security team. The pope, however, got a kick out of it. As...
  • Pope Francis may clash on doctrine with young Brazilian Catholics

    Pope Francis may clash on doctrine with young Brazilian Catholics
    RIO DE JANEIRO -- By all accounts, Pope Francis has already won over many hearts in Brazil with his simplicity and message of caring for the poor. But as he travels the country on his first overseas trip as pontiff, he will be speaking to a group of young...
  • Paul Yoon's 'Snow Hunters': a meditation on solitude and memory

    Paul Yoon's 'Snow Hunters': a meditation on solitude and memory
    Paul Yoon's "Snow Hunters" is a novel in which little happens — not, in many ways, unlike life. This is not meant as criticism: Some of the fiction that moves me most is that with the least overt action, in which the interior rather than the...
  • Locarno goes its own way in film festival circuit

    Locarno goes its own way in film festival circuit
    LOCARNO, Switzerland — Modern-day film festivals are multiheaded beasts. Many tribes circulate within this increasingly crowded global ecosystem — filmmakers, critics, buyers, sellers, programmers, sponsors and, of course, the paying public...
  • Letters: Goldberg on King's 'Dream'

    Re "King's true message," Opinion, Aug. 27 Martin Luther King Jr.'s real message, Jonah Goldberg writes, was not racial justice but colorblindness, a mantle that has been taken up by today's conservatives. Let's just assume for the sake of argument...
  • Letters: What Brazil's Inhotim obscures

    Re "A vision for a new era," Column One, Aug. 28 Bernardo Paz may think that his art installations in the Brazilian countryside are transformative, but the real transformations are wrought by his mining activities in the state of Minas Gerais. Those are...
  • Letters: Why the rush on fracking?

    Re "Coalition asks Brown to halt fracking in California," Aug. 29 Gov. Jerry Brown implies that California needs the money fracking would provide as much as it needs environmental protection. What California depends on is water. We all need water, and...
  • New Snowden documents allege U.S. spying on Brazil, Mexico

    New Snowden documents allege U.S. spying on Brazil, Mexico
    SAO PAULO, Brazil --New documents leaked by former U.S. intelligence contractor Edward Snowden allege that Washington spied on the presidents of Mexico and Brazil, further complicating relations weeks before Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff’s...
  • Blue Man Group set to release 'deviant energy' at Hollywood Bowl

     Blue Man Group set to release 'deviant energy' at Hollywood Bowl
    NEW YORK — There's something about Blue Man Group's gig at the Hollywood Bowl this weekend, its first, that reminds Chris Wink of launching the now-global brand in a small Manhattan theater 22 years ago. It's obviously not the iconic band shell,...
  • TIFF 2013: 'The Double' deals with identity challenges

    TIFF 2013: 'The Double' deals with identity challenges
    With more than 300 movies showing at the Toronto International Film Festival, there is bound to be some overlap. Jesse Eisenberg acts in two films world premiering at the Canadian event, while Mia Wasikowska performs in three screening there. But the...