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Pope Francis is assembling a panel of experts to advise him on sex abuse in the clergy — a task that will involve looking at how to protect children from pedophiles, how to better screen men for the priesthood and how to help victims who have already been harmed.
At least one cardinal is rooting for the Red Sox in the World Series.
Cardinal Sean O'Malley, archbishop of Boston, skipped Boston College's commencement Monday because of the involvement of Irish Prime Minister Enda Kenny, who supports a bill in his country that would allow abortion.
Federal prosecutors charged suspected bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev on Monday with conspiring to use a weapon of mass destruction in the deadly attack on the Boston Marathon, as the Obama administration opted for a civilian court with a possible death sentence over dubbing him an "enemy combatant" for investigative reasons.
President Obama dismissed the notion that an American pope would be too closely aligned with the U.S. government, pointing out that America's Catholic bishops "don't seem to be taking orders from me."
On the eve of their conclave to select a new pope, cardinals held their final debate Monday over whether the Catholic Church needs a manager to clean up the Vatican or a pastor to inspire the faithful at a time of crisis.
The cardinals are gathering in Rome to select Pope Benedict XVI's successor — and calls are growing for someone hailing from the United States.
Thousands of evacuees began returning home early Thursday after fire crews allowed a burning propane rail tanker to burn itself out, ending the threat of a major explosion, authorities said.
Gov. Jerry Brown has signed a landmark bill adding lessons about gay history to social studies classes in California's public schools.