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A year after host Neil Patrick Harris quipped that the Oscars were honoring Hollywood's "best and whitest," the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences unveiled a slate of nominees Thursday that once again included no black actors or directors, prompting a dismayed revival of the "OscarsSoWhite" hashtag....
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) -- New Mexico plans to sue the federal government and the owners of two Colorado mines that were the source of a massive spill last year that contaminated rivers in three Western states, officials said Thursday....
IMAGE: Paul HaringBy Cindy WoodenROME (CNS) -- History and geography have combined to makeCatholic-Jewish relations in Rome unique, both negatively and positively -- afact highlighted by modern papal visits to the city's main synagogue just twomiles from the Vatican.Pope Francis was scheduled to visit the synagogue Jan. 17,just as Pope Benedict XVI did in 2010 and St. John Paul II did in 1986.The city's Jewish community existed before Jesus was born"and the Christians who arrived here were (originally) Jews themselves sothis place has an enormous symbolic meaning," said Rabbi Riccardo Di Segni, the chief rabbi ofRome. But, "the persecution we suffered, persecution by the church"for centuries, including the 300 years when popes forced the city's Jews tolive in a ghetto, also makes Rome unique.The main synagogue "was built on the ruins of theghetto," the rabbi told Catholic News Service Jan. 14 as he and his staffprepared to welcome the pope.Especially since the Second Vatican Counci...
Mexico City, Mexico, Jan 14, 2016 / 12:29 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Bishop Benjamin Castillo Plascencia of Celaya, Mexico praised the capture of the notorious drug lord, Joaquín Guzmán Loera, known as “El Chapo,” saying that he hopes it will lessen the extent of drug trafficking and that the cartel’s money will be returned to the local community.“I hope this will slow down drug trafficking a bit,” Bishop Castillo Plascencia told reporters Jan. 12. “Good thing they captured him ... I think he’s a person who owes his debt to justice and he’s got to pay.”The bishop questioned where the money that was confiscated from the Guzmán’s cartel will go, saying that since much of it was earned at the expense of innocent people’s lives, some of it should be given back to the local community.“Everything they take away from the gangsters, what’s going on? This remains unclear. If that (wealth of the crimi...
(Vatican Radio) Russia's leaders have warned the government will need to make more cutbacks if the nation is to avoid a repeat of the 1998 financial crash, the country's biggest post-Soviet economic trauma.The warning comes amid concerns about falling energy prices and Western sanctions against Russia over its perceived role in Ukraine's conflict, which killed more than 9,000 people. Listen to the report by Stefan Bos:      Moscow says Russia's economy, which is heavily reliant on its massive oil and natural gas industry, is hammered by the plunge in global energy prices. State revenues are running dry and the cost of living is soaring for Russians as the nation's currency drops.President Vladimir Puitin has acknowledged that Western sanctions against Russia over its role in Ukraine have added to Russia's economic woes. The West introduced the measures after Russia annexed the Crimean Peninsula and began backing separatists in eastern Uk...
 WASHINGTON-Hundreds of Catholics from across the country who work in ministries at parishes, dioceses, national organizations and college and university campuses will explore the implications of Pope Francis' teachings on ecology and mercy at the Catholic Social Ministry Gathering, January 23-26, in Washington. The theme of the gathering, "Called to Live Mercy in Our Common Home," is meant to echo Pope Francis' encyclical Laudato Si' and the ongoing celebration of the Jubilee Year of Mercy.The gathering, which seeks to equip leaders and rising leaders in the Church to bring the voice of faith into the public square, is organized by the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) and 16 other national organizations, including Catholic Relief Services (CRS), Catholic Charities USA, the Society of St. Vincent de Paul, Catholic Rural Life and the Association of Catholic Colleges and Universities."Our faith impels us to promote human dignity and to act in solidarity for those most in ne...
Coming soon: "Oscars: The Sequel."...
NORTH CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) -- Here is the latest from the GOP presidential debates, sponsored by Fox Business Network, in North Charleston, S.C. All times local....
MUNFORD, Tenn. (AP) -- If they're wise, the three mystery winners of the world-record $1.6 billion Powerball jackpot will talk seriously with experts in tax law, financial planning, privacy, security and other safeguards before they become known around the planet....
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Harking back to America's triumphant race into space, the Obama administration is launching what it calls a "moonshot" effort to cure cancer....
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