VATICAN CITY (AP) — The election of a Jesuit pope devoted to the poor and stressing a message of mercy rather than condemnation has brought a glimmer of hope to American nuns who have been the subject of a Vatican crackdown, according to interviews with several groups. The nuns were accused of having focused too much on social justice at the expense of other church issues such as abortion. Read More
Just when you thought her cubic zirconia star was about to fade, Kim Kardashian goes and gets herself pregnant with Kanye West’s baby. Now we can enjoy at least two more trimesters of publicity. Read More
The Roman Catholic bishop newly chosen by the Vatican to lead the Archdiocese of San Francisco publicly apologized Monday after his weekend arrest on suspicion of drunken driving.
Salvatore Cordileone, 56, appointed in July to preside over more than 500,000 Catholics as metropolitan archbishop of San Francisco, was taken into custody Saturday near San Diego State University, San Diego police said. Read More