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Associated PressVATICAN CITY (AP) — The Vatican is getting back into its centuries-old tradition of arts patronage with its first-ever exhibit at the Venice Biennale, commissioning a biblically inspired show about creation, destruction and renewal for one of the...
VATICAN CITY -- Centuries after it helped kick-start Western art, the Vatican is seeking to break back into the art world with its first-ever pavilion at the prestigious Venice Biennale. The display includes a very modern mix of photography and...
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...
ROME -- Pope Francis has called on the Roman Catholic Church to "act decisively" to end the sexual abuse of minors by priests, the Vatican said Friday. At a meeting with the head of the Vatican's doctrinal department, Archbishop Gerhard Mueller, Francis...
ReutersApr 24 (TheWrap.com) - The Gibson Amphitheatre will close its doors in September, Live Nation Entertainment said Wednesday. The venue, which opened in 1972 as UniversalÂ Amphitheatre and is located at Universal Studios Hollywood, will be replaced by the...
In Britain and around the world, supporters of the late Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher celebrated her legacy Monday. Even some of her sharpest critics said she defined an era in British public life -- if not always for the right reasons. Among those...
Tribune reportersChicago's Cardinal Francis George said on Sunday there should be no rush to convene the conclave that elects a successor to Pope Benedict XVI because the days leading up to the election are when cardinals can learn the most about the candidates. Once...
Newly elected Pope Francis represents change in many respects. He is the first pope from the New World (and the first from outside of Europe in 1,200 years), the first Jesuit and the first Francis. But for American Catholics, who in poll after poll in...
NEW YORK (AP) — Conventional wisdom holds that no one from the United States could be elected pope, that the superpower has more than enough worldly influence without an American in the seat of St. Peter. But after Pope Benedict XVI's...
I've run into more than my fair share of actors, singers and athletes over the years. You would think I would be able to handle the pressure of saying "hello." I cannot. My latest celeb fail was a couple of weeks ago at Cubs spring training in Mesa,...
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VATICAN CITY (AP) — At gatherings of Latin American bishops, then-Cardinal Jorge Bergoglio was often a star speaker about economic inequities in a profit-driven world. He also has used the forums to warn fellow church leaders about drifting from...
What if we chose the pope by rock, paper, scissors? To scholars such as Iain McLean, that’s a real mathematical and sociological question, and it isn’t as far from the choosing of a pope as you might think. McLean, a professor of...
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