Daily Archives: May 22, 2014

Tight security, traffic jams concern Israelis, Palestinians

By Judith Sudilovsky BETHLEHEM, West Bank — Pope Francis’ Mass in Manger Square in Bethlehem will be the only opportunity for local faithful to participate in the papal visit. While there is room for about 9,000 people in the square, locals … Continue reading

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Whooah, she’s halfway there! Sr. Cristina is “Livin’ On A Prayer”

ROME — A religious sister singing a Bon Jovi mega-hit with a British boy band for backup? “Never say never,” Ursuline Sister Cristina Scuccia told her audience last night before she was swept into the semifinals by popular vote.   … Continue reading

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