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Predicting The Pope Would Quit

Jon M. Sweeney | Posted 04.17.2013 | Religion
Jon M. Sweeney

I woke up last Monday to the news and was as shocked as everyone else. At least for the first few seconds. By 10:30 a.m. I was sitting in the offices of CBS News in Chicago, being interviewed about my book published a year ago, "The Pope Who Quit."

Italian Scientists Convicted of Manslaughter -- but for What?

Paul Raeburn | Posted 12.25.2012 | Science
Paul Raeburn

Isn't all earthquake prediction going to be incomplete and inexact, if not always contradictory? Weather forecasting is also inexact, incomplete, and contradictory, but we don't jail forecasters when a hurricane veers of its predicted path.

WATCH: Scientists Condemn 'Appalling' Italy Manslaughter Verdict

Posted 10.22.2012 | Science

By: Stephanie Pappas, LiveScience Senior Writer Published: 10/22/2012 02:36 PM EDT on LiveScience Seismologists are condemning a manslaughter verd...

Would Pope Benedict XVI Ever Quit?

Jon M. Sweeney | Posted 04.16.2012 | Religion
Jon M. Sweeney

It has become clear that Pope Benedict is willing to engage with the problems the Church faces. Yet, I wonder if he still considers walking away.

The Global Fund Seeks Additional Grants from the G8 in Hopes of Helping Millions More

Michel D. Kazatchkine | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Michel D. Kazatchkine

It is the very success of hundreds of health programs supported by the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria that has produced the surge in demand for fresh grants.

G8 Summit Italy - Everything You Need To Know

Huffington Post | Morgan Korn | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

When world leaders converge in the Italian city of L'Aquila this week for the Group of Eight (G-8) summit, the economic crisis and global warming will...

L'Aquila: G-8 To Be Held In Italy's Earthquake-Stricken Town

Times Online | Richard Owen | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Silvio Berlusconi said today that he would move the G8 summit in July from Sardinia to L'Aquila, the centre of the Abruzzo earthquake, and divert the ...

Italy Strives To Return To Normalcy By Repairing Artwork Damaged From Quake (SLIDESHOW)

Huffington Post | Jessica Gusman | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

The April 6 earthquake in L'Aquila, Italy, damaged more than just homes and buildings, it affected the culture of the region. Old churches and school...

Italy Earthquake Badly Damages Ancient Churches, Castles

AP | MARTA FALCONI and ARIEL DAVID | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

L'AQUILA, Italy — Built as a mountain stronghold during the Middle Ages, this cultural gem in central Italy has withstood sieges and battles _ b...

Earthquake In Italy: Scientist Giampaolo Giuliani Predicted Quake Weeks Earlier But Was Muzzled

Reuters | Gavin Jones | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

ROME (Reuters) -- An Italian scientist predicted a major earthquake around L'Aquila weeks before disaster struck the city on Monday, killing more than...

The Earthquake in Italy

Luca Sofri | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Luca Sofri

For the whole night many people have been exchanging news on Friendfeed and Twitter, while newsrooms where still dark and silent.