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Miami HeraldIn her mind's eye, Elsa Morejon looks from Miami at her beloved island and worries that what ails Cuba will not be cured solely with democracy. What ails Cuba, the humble Baptist nurse says with conviction, is a gaping hole in spirituality, a people who...
The Vatican has officially accepted a gift to Pope Francis from Chicago lawyer Chris Connors: a fitting domain name, popefrancis.com. Connors, who bought the domain in 2010 on a lark, had secretly hoped a pope would choose the name Francis in his...
RedEyeLara Pulver wowed Americans a year ago when, as Irene Adler in "Sherlock" on PBS, she walked into our living rooms wearing nothing but a pair of Louboutin heels and a don't-[bleep]-with-me attitude. The whip-cracking dominatrix Irene knew who she was...
When Archbishop Jose Gomez stripped his predecessor, Cardinal Roger Mahony, of public duties for mishandling clergy sex abuse cases, a church spokesman said the retired prelate's life would remain largely the same with one exception: confirmations. No...
Miami HeraldPope Francis exchanged a brief greeting Wednesday with Cuban dissident Berta Soler, leader of the Ladies in White, in the Vatican at the end of a general audience held in St. Peter's Square. Soler is on a worldwide tour to publicize the plight of...
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Dawn, Karachi, Pakistan / Asia News NetworkISLAMABAD (Dawn/ANN) -- It is unlikely that Zadia Birru of Addis Ababa in Ethiopia could have met Dr Nafis Sadik, the subject of this biography, or even heard of her. Indeed, their lives couldn't be more different. Yet Zadia's story is one among many of...
Tags: Politics, Feminism, Human Interest, Human Rights, Women's Health
ROME -- The first European renditions of Native Americans, made shortly after Christopher Columbus returned from his first trip to the Americas, may have been discovered under layers of grime on a neglected fresco at the Vatican. The tiny figures of...
VarietyThe words "pope" and "cutting-edge" may seem incongruous, but Monsignor Dario Edoardo Vigano is helping keep the age-old institution firmly in the 21st century. Vigano's main mission as director of the Vatican Television Center (CTV): to provide...
The StateThe man who serves as the Jewish liaison to the Vatican will be in Columbia May 2 to talk about newly installed Pope Francis and address the historical relationship between Jews and Catholics through the centuries. Lawrence Schiffman will speak at 7 p....
Tags: Nazi Party, Vatican City, Judaism, Roman Catholicism, Francis I
The Salem NewsNothing like it has ever happened at St. Mary Star of the Sea Church before. On Saturday morning, more than 400 people gathered to see Jurgen Liias join the Catholic priesthood. Included among them were his two children, his grandchildren and his wife,...
The Augusta Chronicle, Ga.As I drove recently, the radio news said there might have been a breakthrough in fighting malaria. "There remains," some scientist was quoted as saying, "a gauntlet of medical trials that must be done." That struck me as funny, so funny that the guy...
Tags: Science and Technology, Entertainment, Trials, Radio, Malaria
The Roman Catholic Church is tightening its belt. Vatican employees will not get bonuses that are traditionally handed out upon the election of a new pope, a spokesman told reporters Thursday. The last time a pope was replaced, Vatican employees were...
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