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  • Pope warns church must find new balance or fail

    VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis is warning that the Catholic Church’s moral edifice might “fall like a house of cards” if it doesn’t balance its divisive rules about abortion, …


  • Al-Qaida in Iraq calls on Egyptians to fight army

    CAIRO (AP) — A leader of al-Qaida’s Iraqi branch called Saturday on Egyptians to fight their army and derided the Muslim Brotherhood as “evil” for seeking power through democracy. The …


  • Pope Francis clears John Paul II for sainthood

    VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis on Friday cleared Pope John Paul II for sainthood, approving a miracle attributed to his intercession and setting up a remarkable dual canonization along …


  • Female suicide bomber injures 12 in Russian region

    MAKHACHKALA, Russia (AP) — A female suicide bomber identified as a widow of two killed Islamists blew herself up in the southern Russian region of Dagestan on Saturday injuring at …


  • Pope leads Easter Mass in St. Peter’s Square

    VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis is celebrating his first Easter Sunday Mass as pontiff in St. Peter’s Square, which is packed by joyous pilgrims, tourists and Romans. Francis strode …


  • Interactive tour shares powerful scenes of Jesus’ life

    Al Shrock doesn’t watch the scene before him any longer. Instead he stands in the corner, engineers the hydraulics and surveys the crowd as they step into Golgotha. Roman soldiers …


  • Pope Francis urges protection of nature, weak

    VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis urged princes, presidents, sheiks and thousands of ordinary people gathered for his installation Mass on Tuesday to protect the environment, the weakest and the …


  • Francis turns on charm in first meeting with press

    VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis offered intimate insights Saturday into the moments after his election, telling journalists that he was immediately inspired to take the name of St. Francis …


  • New pope inspires local Catholics

    A Jesuit pope gives Inland Northwest Catholics a reason to celebrate, especially with the region’s connection to the Society of Jesus through Gonzaga University. The conclave’s results surprised the Rev. …


  • More black smoke: Cardinals don’t agree on pope

    VATICAN CITY (AP) — Cardinals remained divided over who should be pope on Wednesday after three rounds of voting, an indication that disagreements remain about the direction of the Catholic …


  • Conclave to elect new pope begins

    VATICAN CITY — Cardinals from around the globe locked themselves inside the Sistine Chapel today to choose a new leader for the world’s 1.2 billion Catholics and their troubled church, …


  • Sistine chimney installed as conclave nears

    VATICAN CITY (AP) — Firefighters on Saturday installed the top of the Sistine Chapel chimney that will signal to the world that a new pope has been elected, as the …


  • Pope’s last blessing from window draws crowd

    VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Benedict XVI gave his pontificate’s final Sunday blessing from his studio window to the cheers of tens of thousands of people packing St. Peter’s Square, …


  • Vatican blasts ‘false’ pre-conclave reporting

    VATICAN CITY (AP) — The Vatican lashed out Saturday at the media for what it said has been a run of defamatory and false reports before the conclave to elect …


  • Pope to resign Feb. 28, says he’s too infirm

    VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Benedict XVI announced Monday that he would resign on Feb. 28 because he was simply too infirm to carry on — the first pontiff to …


  • The big dig-out: New England, NY slammed with snow

    New Englanders began the back-breaking job of digging out from as much as 3 feet of wet, heavy snow today and emergency crews used snowmobiles to reach shivering motorists stranded …


  • British lawmakers vote in favor of gay marriage

    LONDON (AP) — British lawmakers on Tuesday voted overwhelmingly in favor of a bill to legalize same-sex marriage championed by Prime Minister David Cameron, despite stronger-than-expected opposition from within his …


  • School yoga tries to avoid religious controversy

    ENCINITAS, Calif. (AP) — Administrators of a California school district say they are being cautious as they launch what is believed to be the country’s most comprehensive yoga program for …


  • Questions of ‘Why’ and ‘How’ fill pews in CT town

    NEWTOWN, Conn. (AP) — Six-year-old Jennifer Waters came to Mass on Sunday at Saint Rose of Lima Roman Catholic Church with a lot of questions. “The little children, are they …


  • Del. man sues Boy Scouts, Mormons over sex abuse

    PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A Delaware man sued the Boy Scouts of America and the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints on Wednesday over childhood sexual abuse committed by the …


  • Famed architect gets 6 months for drug smuggling

    SAN DIEGO (AP) — An acclaimed architect was sentenced Monday to six months in prison for hiding nearly 13 pounds of cocaine in his minivan’s battery before he tried to …


  • Afghan attacks down overall, insider threat rises

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. Army is updating its handbook for soldiers on how to detect and prevent so-called insider attacks, providing detailed warning signs to watch for and cultural …


  • Files on accused LA priests could soon be public

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Secret files kept for decades by the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Los Angeles on priests accused of sexually abusing children could soon become public as a …


  • Famed architect to be sentenced for drug smuggling

    SAN DIEGO (AP) — Eugenio Velazquez is not a typical courier busted for smuggling drugs on the U.S.-Mexico border. The acclaimed architect will be sentenced Monday for trying to bring …


  • Tijuana architect was an unlikely drug courier

    SAN DIEGO (AP) — Eugenio Velazquez doesn’t fit the mold of the down-on-his luck, uneducated, underemployed courier who ferries drugs to the U.S. for Mexican drug cartels. The dual citizen …


  • Hanukkah festivities begin with candle lighting

    JERUSALEM (AP) — Jews around the world ushered in the eight-day Hanukkah festival Saturday evening, lighting the first candles of ceremonial lamps that symbolize triumph over oppression. In Israel, families …


  • Cadet quits, cites overt religion at West Point

    ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — A cadet quitting West Point less than six months before graduation says he could no longer be part of a culture that promotes prayers and religious …


  • NYC synagogue bomb plot suspect pleads guilty

    NEW YORK (AP) — A New York man pleaded guilty Tuesday to rare state-level charges that he plotted to blow up city synagogues, saying he had wanted to “send a …


  • Official: Bus crashed en route to West Palm Beach

    MIAMI (AP) — Officials say the bus that crashed at Miami’s airport, killing two people, was carrying 32 people who were part of a group of Jehovah’s Witnesses. Miami International …


  • LA judge dismisses suit over park Nativity scenes

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — A Los Angeles federal judge on Thursday dismissed a Christian group’s lawsuit to force suburban Santa Monica to reopen spaces in a city park to private …

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