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Reeling from the deadly collapse of a building packed with thousands of factory workers, Bangladeshi laborers rallied Wednesday, marking May Day with renewed calls for workplace safety. The death toll steadily swelled in the aftermath of the disaster...
With the dispute over the proposed demolition of St. James Church on dockets in both Cook County and Vatican City, Chicago's Catholic Archdiocese hinted at the possibility of a settlement with preservationists fighting to save the 133-year-old Bronzeville...
Tags: Punishment, Francis I, Judges, Rome (Italy), Justice System
Giulio Andreotti, the seven-time Italian prime minister who dominated Italian politics after World War II, but was tainted by accusations of Mafia ties, died in Rome on Monday after suffering from respiratory problems. He was 94. A lawmaker who lived...
ReutersDUBAI, May 8 (Reuters) - The United Arab Emirates (UAE) said three of its citizens had been arrested in Tanzania in connection with the bombing of a church on Sunday that killed two people and wounded six. Tanzanian officials initially said four Saudis...
Reuters* Pope urges clergy to live simple lives among the poor * "Theoretical poverty" among clergy harms Church By Philip Pullella VATICAN CITY, May 8 (Reuters) - Pope Francis said on Wednesday that clergy who were "careerists" or "social climbers" were...
Tags: Social Issues, Francis I, The Pope, Poverty, Religion and Belief
ReutersVATICAN CITY, May 7 (Reuters) - Pope Francis will visit the poor in a favela and meet young prisoners when he travels to Brazil on his first international trip as pontiff in July, the Vatican said on Tuesday. Francis, who has said he wants to make...
Tags: Francis I, The Pope, Brazil, Drug Trafficking, AIDS
ROME -- Giulio Andreotti, the seven-time Italian prime minister who oversaw his country's economic boom but was tainted by accusations of ties to the Mafia, died in Rome on Monday, the Italian news agency Ansa reported. He was 94. After becoming a...
Tags: Entertainment, Politics, Italy, Film Festivals, Organized Crime
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...
Reuters* Benedict now has title of "Pope Emeritus" * Former pope will live in small convent on Vatican grounds * Has promised to obey successor, remain "hidden to the world" By Philip Pullella VATICAN CITY, May 2 (Reuters) - Benedict XVI moved back to the...
One of the first things Argentinian native Cardinal Jorge Bergoglio did after being elected pope on March 13 was to send a message of friendship to Rome's chief rabbi, Riccardo Di Segni — and, by extension, the Jewish people. "I sincerely hope to...
Tags: Francis I, Rome (Italy), Argentina, Human Interest, Elections
ROME -- The Vatican became the home of two living popes Thursday when former pontiff Benedict XVI took up residence in a house in the city-state’s garden. The unprecedented cohabitation with his successor, Pope Francis, began when Benedict arrived...
CALI, Colombia — To say Luis Abel Delgado of Cali occupies a special niche in the global rag trade is an understatement: He's made vestments for two Roman Catholic popes, as well as inaugural sashes for several Latin American presidents. His...
Tags: Alvaro Uribe, The Pope, Francis I, Colombia, Religion and Belief
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