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ROME, July 21- A senior Catholic prelate arrested last month used his influence at the Vatican to provide private, illegal financial services for rich friends, Italian investigators say in a judicial document.
BOSTON, July 17- Boston officials reacted with outrage Wednesday to an upcoming cover of "Rolling Stone" magazine featuring an image of accused marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev that was described by Mayor Thomas Menino as "a disgrace." Why are we glorifying a guy who created mayhem in the city of Boston?
BOSTON, July 17- Boston officials reacted with outrage Wednesday to an upcoming cover of "Rolling Stone" magazine, featuring an image of accused marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev that was described by Mayor Thomas Menino as "a disgrace." Why are we glorifying a guy who created mayhem in the city of Boston?
PARIS, July 8- When the Muslim Brotherhood won power it seemed Egypt's nascent democracy would allow the movement to realise its dream of making Islam the guiding principle in politics.
Where Obama and his predecessors once dealt with a single all-powerful figure- ousted strongman President Hosni Mubarak- the White House is now gingerly trying to persuade unpopular, but democratically elected, President Mohamed Mursi and Egypt's military to strike a political deal, all without alienating millions of Egyptians protesting in the streets.
June 27- Arts and crafts chain Hobby Lobby may be exempt from a requirement in U.S. Hobby Lobby operates 525 retail stores across the country and employs more than 13,000 full-time workers.
June 27- Arts and crafts chain Hobby Lobby may be entitled to an exemption from a requirement in President Barack Obama's 2010 healthcare overhaul to include free contraception coverage in its employee health insurance plans, a federal appeals court ruled on Thursday.
LUXOR, Egypt, June 23- When President Mohamed Mursi made a hardline Islamist governor of Luxor, it seemed his latest folly to many in this city, and across Egypt, who depend on tourists already scared off by unrest since the revolution.
Thailand's Buddhism body said it is monitoring monks nationwide for any inappropriate behaviour. The Financial Times reports.
Hedge fund trader Doug Kass will quiz billionaire investor Warren Buffett at Berkshire Hathaway Inc's annual meeting in Omaha this Saturday.
China is struggling to get its estimated 100 million religious believers to banish superstitious beliefs.
Pope Francis, who has said he wants the Catholic Church to be a model of austerity and honesty, could restructure or even close the Vatican's scandal-ridden bank, Vatican sources say.
As Pope Francis assumes leadership of the world's 1.2 billion Catholics, he's got his work cut out for him on many fronts.
A new pope is selected in an amazingly efficient process. But can the U.S. solve its economic problems in the same way?
CNBC's Mary Thompson takes a look at what's ahead for the new leader of the Catholic Church.
CNBC's Mary Thompson reports the latest details on newly-elected Pope Francis, the former archbishop of Buenos Aires.
Will Pope Francis, the first Latin American to hold that title, bring a new energy to the Catholic Church ?
Cardinals begin the process of choosing a new pope in earnest, holding their first full day of voting for a leader to face a major crisis in the Roman Catholic Church.
Three Italians, three North Americans, and Luis Antonio Tagle, the archbishop of Manila, capital of the Philippines, Asia's only majority-Catholic nation, are among candidates to succeed Pope Benedict XVI. The New York Times reports.
With Pope Benedict XVI now officially in retirement, Catholic cardinals around the world begin on Friday the process of picking the next leader of the world's largest church.