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  • New Pope: Locals approve name choice after St. Francis of Assisi

     
    Standing on a sidewalk on Pacific Boulevard in Huntington Park selling rosaries, prayer cards and other religious items for her order, Sister Guadalupe Pablo celebrated the new pope -- and his chosen name....
  • Vatican conclave 2013 elects new pope

     
    Steeped in tradition and pageantry, the ceremonies that will produce a new pope officially began Tuesday morning when 115 Roman Catholic cardinals celebrated Mass in the majestic St. Peter’s Basilica....
  • 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: Francis opens new era for Latin American Catholics

     
    Catholic experts said the selection of Francis was a brilliant choice that recognized the locus of the global church has shifted from Europe to the Southern Hemisphere. The selection of Jorge Mario Bergoglio of Argentina to lead the Roman Catholic......
  • Pictures in the News | March 4, 2013

     
    Monday's Pictures in the News begins at the Vatican, where cardinals from around the world have gathered for their first round of meetings before the conclave to elect the next pope after Benedict XVI's decision to retire....
  • Cardinal Mahony says Vatican told him to attend papal conclave

     
    Responding to protests over his attendance at the conclave in Rome to elect a new pope, Cardinal Roger Mahony told Catholic News Service this week that the Vatican told him to come to Rome and participate....
  • 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......
  • 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...
  • Mahony says he looks forward to voting on Pope Benedict's successor

     
    Cardinal Roger M. Mahony praised outgoing Pope Benedict XVI for his legacy of spreading Catholicism throughout the world and said he looks forward to traveling to Rome to help elect his successor....
  • Pictures in the News | Feb. 13, 2013

     
    Wednesday's Pictures in the News begins in Japan, where vocational students raise their fists during a rally to start off job-hunting in Tokyo. The Japanese government announced 10.3 trillion yen in spending last month, which it predicts will increase...
  • Mahony to be questioned about abuse before voting on new pope

     
    Before Cardinal Roger M. Mahony boards a plane for Rome to help elect the next pope, he will be questioned under oath about his handling of clergy sex abuse cases. A judge cleared the way Friday for a Feb. 23......