Pope Francis history's 'final' pontiff?

by -NO AUTHOR- -- An author who predicted Pope Benedict XVI would be the first pontiff in nearly 600 years to resign believes the election today of Jorge Mario Bergoglio as the more…

Cardinal Bergoglio elected Pope Francis I

by -NO AUTHOR- -- [iframe width="560" height="315" src="http://www.youtube.com/embed/QU2w-gTyXBM?rel=0" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen] Jorge Mario Bergoglio, an Argentinian cardinal, was elected Pope Francis I today at the Vatican, becoming the first Jesuit pontiff and the more…

Leo? Pius? Pope's chosen name sets tone

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (ABC NEWS) When the white smoke curls out the chimney of the Sistine Chapel, the new pope will be asked to make his first decision -- choosing a more…

Saudi Arabia beheads 7 despite appeal

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (ASSOCIATED PRESS) Seven Saudi men convicted of theft, looting and armed robbery were beheaded on Wednesday, according to the country's official news agency, more than a week after more…

'Killing Jews Is Worship' ad on city buses

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (SANFRANCISCO.CBSLOCAL) — A controversy has been re-ignited this week as ten new ads go up on San Francisco Muni buses containing quotes used by terrorists. “Killing Jews is more…

Report: Papal frontrunner tied to Mafia

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (LONDON GUARDIAN) Roman Catholic cardinals have been urged to overcome divisions at a special mass ahead of the papal conclave, just hours after anti-mafia investigators carried out a string more…