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Murdered Salvadoran, pope Paul VI made saints

Vatican City - Slain Salvadoran archbishop Oscar Romero and pope Paul VI, Catholic giants who sparked controversy during their lifetimes, joined the church's highest rank Sunday with an elevation to sainthood.

Sainthood for murdered Salvadoran, Pope Paul VI

Vatican City - Slain Salvadoran archbishop Oscar Romero and Pope Paul VI, Catholic giants who sparked controversy during their lifetimes, will join the church's highest rank Sunday with an elevation to sainthood.

Pope to make slain Salvadorian, Paul VI saints

Vatican City - Pope Francis on Sunday will elevate to sainthood Salvador Archbishop Oscar Romero, slain by a right-wing death squad as he said mass, and free love naysayer Pope Paul VI.

Pope names 35 new saints, most of them martyrs

Vatican City - Pope Francis declared 35 new saints on Sunday, nearly all of them martyrs drawn from the bloody history of Catholicism's spread in Latin America.

Pope Francis makes Fatima child shepherds saints

F - Two young shepherds who had visions of the Virgin Mary 100 years ago in Fatima, a Portuguese site now a global draw for pilgrims, were declared saints Saturday by Pope Francis.

Pope Francis to make Fatima child shepherds saints

F - Two young shepherds who had visions of the Virgin Mary 100 years ago in Fatima, a Portuguese site now a global draw for pilgrims, will be declared saints by Pope Francis on Saturday.

Pope greeted by thousands on Fatima pilgrimage

F - Pope Francis called for harmony "among all people" Friday after arriving at Portugal's holy site of Fatima where he was greeted by thousands of pilgrims gathered to mark 100 years since child shepherds had visions of the Virgin Mary.

Father of Fatima 'miracle' boy recounts recovery

F - The father of a Brazilian boy who recovered at lightning speed after a serious fall on Thursday recounted what he called a "miracle" brought about by two child shepherds in Portugal's Fatima.

'Rent-a-pilgrim' to walk to Fatima for $2,700

Cascais - Carlos Gil is a "payer-off of promises," at least that is the way the Roman Catholic refers to himself, but he is more commonly known as a "rent-a-pilgrim".

Pope to make pilgrimage to Fatima for child saints-to-be

Vatican City - Pope Francis heads to Fatima on Friday on a pilgrimage that will see him canonise two child shepherds who reported apparitions of the Virgin Mary 100 years ago.

Pope Francis approves sainthood for Mother Teresa

Vatican City - Pope Francis on Tuesday approved sainthood for Mother Teresa, the missionary nun who became a global if controversial symbol of compassion for her care of the sick and destitute.

Vatican to approve sainthood for Mother Teresa

Vatican City - Mother Teresa will be cleared to become a saint on Tuesday after a Vatican panel recognises a second miracle attributed to the late nun famed for her work with the poor of Kolkata.

St Therese of Lisieux's parents to be canonised in October

Vatican City - The parents of French saint Therese of Lisieux will be canonised on October 18 along with an Italian priest and a Spanish nun, the Vatican announced Saturday.

Pope creates first Palestinian saints at Vatican mass

- Two 19th-century nuns on Sunday became the first Palestinians to gain sainthood during an open-air mass celebrated by Pope Francis in St Peter's Square attended by Palestinian president Mahmoud Abbas.

Pope Francis declares new saints John Paul II, John XXIII

- Pope Francis on Sunday proclaimed John Paul II and John XXIII as saints of the Catholic Church to applause from the crowd of pilgrims in St Peter's Square.

Op-Ed: Adam Lallana justified his World Cup credentials at Wembley

It was a night at Wembley that many supporters have become accustomed to witnessing: a dull performance, mixed with wretched, yet cautious tactics, and underachieving Premier League stars — this is England’s national team in a nutshell.

Pope Benedict canonises first ever Native American saint

In a ceremony held today, Sunday, at the Vatican, Pope Benedict XVI created seven new saints, one of whom, Kateri Tekakwitha, is the first Native American to be canonised.

The NFL scandal that won't go away Special

New Orleans - On March 21st of this year, NFL Commissioner Roger Goodall suspended New Orleans Saints coach Sean Payton for the entire 2012 season, and suspended Greg Williams, who is now in Saint Louis, indefinitely because of a reported bounty program.

Judika Illes' new encyclopedia-guide on accessing power of Saints

Judika Illes, bestselling author, and expert in the supernatural, is claiming there are Saints, Mystics and Sages in all the worlds religious traditions — Christianity, Islam, Buddhism, and Paganism — we can call upon for help in times of need.

Op-Ed: NFL — Roman Harper of the New Orleans Saints gets fine $15,000

The NFL is getting very big when it comes to protecting their players, and they kept it going this week as they fined Roman Harper for his hit on Carolina Panthers wideout Steve Smith. Roman got tagged with a $15,000 fine.

NFL: The Packers beat Saints in opening day shootout 42-34

Green Bay - The NFL season kicked off with a bang and who better to do it then two gun slinging quarterbacks. Aaron Rodgers of the Packers and the Saints' Drew Brees put on a show as they both threw for over 300 yards and three touchdowns.

NFL: Saints surge past the Raiders in a 40-20 preseason victory

Oakland - The Saints are looking to get back to the Super Bowl while the Raiders are just looking to be relevant again. The Raiders have had a tough off-season with the lost of their number one corner and the addition of yet another new coach.

NFL: Seahawks Shock Defending Champ Saints, 41 - 36

Seattle - The Seattle Seahawks, coming into the playoff at 7-9, pulled off surprisr win against the defending Super Bowl champ New Orleans to send the Saints home early.

Op-Ed: NFL - Saints have injury problems for today's game with Seahawks

If you are like me and picked the New Orleans Saints to beat the Seattle Seahawks in todays NFC Playoff game, we have another thing coming.

Op-Ed: Saints Go Marching In

If you were one of the estimated 106 million people who witnessed the Super Bowl, you saw the New Orleans Saints reach pro football heaven.

The Brees Helps It Happen; Louisiana 'Comes Home' to the Saints Special

The Super Bowl win just minutes ago comes after a long and suffering stretch for the people of Louisiana, especially those to the South. If anything will mend fences between the factions of the state, it will be the Saints win Sunday.

Mitch Landrieu Elected N.O. Mayor. Will the City be 'Chocolate?'

In what analysts declared a landslide victory, Mitch Landrieu was elected Mayor of New Orleans yesterday even as all eyes and ears are on the Super Bowl. Will the city" be chocolate" as once said or does this election say something else?

Op-Ed: Oh, when the Saints go marchin' in maybe some leaders will cry

Lots of people in Louisiana want to be in that number, for sure, when the Saints go marching in. Cries of "Geaux Saints" are everywhere across the State right now. Lord, the rest of us can only wish we'd be there at the time.

Op-Ed: How About Them Saints

The Dallas Cowboys used to be called "America's Team". The New Orleans Saints used to be called the "Aints" and after a thrilling NFC championship game are finally in the Super Bowl.

NFL: Saints Welcome Back McAllister

New Orleans Saints former running back Deuce McAllister was a force before being sidelined and released after a knee injury, but he is now coming back to the team this Saturday.
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