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  • L.A. archbishop calls pope's retirement an 'act of humility'

     
    Archbishop of Los Angeles Jose H. Gomez told parishioners during a midday Mass on Monday that it was a historic day and Pope Benedict XVI's decision to retire was a Christ-like act of humility. Gomez made no direct mentions of......
  • Archbishop Gomez: Pray for Cardinal Mahony as he travels to Rome

     
    Archbishop Jose H. Gomez on Friday sent out a letter urging the faithful to pray for Cardinal Roger Mahony to help select a new pope and reiterated his message that Mahony remains a priest "in good standing" despite new details......
  • Anti-LAPD graffiti likely inspired by Dorner, police say

     
    A tagger who spray-painted an expletive about the LAPD across a wall in El Monte probably was inspired by Christopher Dorner, the fugitive who died in a gun battle, police said Friday....
  • Retired nun 'sad' that Cardinal Mahony will vote on next pope

     
    As surprise washed over Catholic parishioners Monday after the resignation announcement by Pope Benedict XVI, retired nun Mary Dispenza was left saddened that Cardinal Roger M. Mahony will have a hand in picking the pontiff's successor. Mahony, who was...
  • Is it time for Woody Allen to make a movie in Israel?

    Is it time for Woody Allen to make a movie in Israel?
    When asked recently why he’d been making movies in Paris, London, Spain and Rome, site of his latest, “To Rome With Love,” Woody Allen drolly explained: “Well, the Italians call and say, ‘We’ll pay for it.’...
  • Same-sex marriage brings more citizens into a virtuous circle

    Same-sex marriage brings more citizens into a virtuous circle
    On Friday, the U.S. Supreme Court agreed to review Proposition 8, California’s same-sex marriage ban. On Sunday, gay and lesbian couples lined up to get married as Washington state’s new law approving same-sex unions went into effect. And...
  • Hector Tobar's recommendations

    Hector Tobar's recommendations
    When my father was 13 his mother kidnapped him from a small town in Guatemala. This bold act liberated my father from a cruel and abusive stepmother — but it also brought an end to his education. My grandmother took her son to Guatemala City,...
  • The Getty and Rome form cultural partnership, will exchange art

    The Getty and Rome form cultural partnership, will exchange art
    The Getty Museum has added a new partner in its expanding cultural accord with Italy -- the city of Rome. The museum said it has signed a bilateral agreement with Rome's Capitoline Museums to create a framework for the conservation and restoration of...
  • Ilaria Venturini Fendi turns trash into treasured handbags

    Ilaria Venturini Fendi turns trash into treasured handbags
    As the daughter of one of the five Fendi sisters of the famed Italian brand, Ilaria Venturini Fendi found herself designing in the family firm but not feeling fulfilled. After leaving haute fashion for a life on an organic, sustainable farm near Rome, she...
  • The Siren's Call: A once and future epic

    Behind the action of Simon Armitage's marvelous translation of the Middle English epic "The Death of King Arthur" (W.W. Norton: 306 pp., $26.95), there's an unmistakable mood of bitterness. It has nothing to do with Arthur's fate — yes, there's...
  • Woody Allen's 'To Rome With Love' scores in limited opening

    Woody Allen's 'To Rome With Love' scores in limited opening
    Woody Allen is on a roll at the box office, as the prolific filmmaker's latest movie looks to follow in the footsteps of his last hit,"Midnight in Paris." This weekend, Allen's new film, "To Rome With Love," premiered with $379,371, playing in five...