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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...
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...
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...
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...
Reuters(Corrects to show complaints were filed, not charges) By Serajul Quadir and Ruma Paul DHAKA, May 5 (Reuters) - The wife of a Bangladeshi garment worker who was killed when a building collapsed filed a murder complaint against the building's owner on...
Tags: Bangladesh, Francis I, Punishment, Exports, Murder
ReutersBy Serajul Quadir and Ruma Paul DHAKA, May 5 (Reuters) - The wife of a Bangladeshi garment worker who was killed when a building collapsed filed a murder charge against the building's owner on Sunday as the death toll from the country's worst...
Tags: Bangladesh, Francis I, Exports, Punishment, Murder
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...
ROME — Pope Francis has backed the Vatican's doctrinal crackdown on a major group of American nuns, reasserting the Roman Catholic Church's conservative approach to various social issues in a move that could cool the warm reception he has received...
ROME -- Pope Francis launched a long-awaited cleanup of the Vatican by announcing a task force Saturday made up of eight high-ranking cardinals, including one American, who will determine how best to reform the much-criticized Curia, or Vatican...
Tribune reporterAs he prepared to rush to Rome ahead of a snowstorm at home, Chicago's Cardinal Francis George said Monday that the next pope should have insight about how the Vatican operates and the ability to lead a global church. "You're talking about governance...
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