VENICE – Habemus a pope pic. And from Pope Francis' native Argentina. One of its most international directors, Alejandro Agresti ("The Lake House") will direct "Historia de un cura" (A Priest's…
The words "pope" and "cutting-edge" may seem incongruous, but Monsignor Dario Edoardo Vigano is helping keep the age-old institution firmly in the 21st century.
ROME – While the election of Pope Francis was welcomed by global media as a fresh start for a scandal-riddled Catholic Church on Thursday, some questioned if the new pontiff will be up to the…
It was wall-to-wall Pope coverage midday Wednesday, as the Big Four and cable news nets broke into regularly scheduled daytime programming once white smoke was spotted billowing out of the Vatican's…
On Tuesday when 115 red-capped cardinals file into Michelangelo's Sistine Chapel to elect a new pope they will be searched by guards to ensure no smartphones and tablets go in with them, and a…
Showtime's papal intrigue skein "The Borgias" bowed boffo in Italy this weekend, sparking protests from Catholics as cardinals from around the world flew in to elect the next pope.
To a greater degree in this election cycle than last, the major party conventions will be more scripted than spontaneous, aiming to deliver suspense via showmanship rather than anything truly…
Kristin Scott Thomas, Andre Dussollier and Sergi Lopez will star in helmer Laurent Herbiet's "Vatican, le Christ habite chez les Borgia" (Vatican, Christ Lives With the Borgias), exploring the hidden…
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Having gorged on the papal succession story, here come the inevitable attempts to simultaneously humanize and profit from the outpouring of emotion that greeted Pope John Paul II's death. CBS and ABC…
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