Cardinal Mahony is not giving interviews but is speaking through twitter. Cardinal Mahony also invited the news media to celebrate mass. Suraya Fadel reporting from the Vatican.
The final cardinal, arriving from Vietnam, is in Vatican City to help select the new Pope. In addition, preparations inside the Sistine Chapel also continue, getting it ready for the historic vote. Suraya Fadel reports.
The College of Cardinals, who are in Vatican City to select a new pope to replace Pope Benedict XVI, cut off communication with the media on Wednesday after Italian newspapers reported on confidential pre-conclave proceedings. Suraya Fadel Reporting
Retired Cardinal Roger Mahony told an Italian newspaper that it’s a positive thing the public knows the truth about “pedophilia in the church.” KCAL9’s Suraya Fadel reports.
The date for the Conclave to elect the new Pope has still not been set. In his daily press conference this morning, (Tuesday) Vatican press chief Fr Lombardi explained it was not possible to fix a date until all voting cardinals have arrived in Rome. He said the cardinals were in “no rush”. KCAL9’s Suraya Fadel reports.
Yes, the days may seem long and hard right now…but news deadlines and stress are so different in Roma. On my first day of this Vatican assignment it felt more like an Eat, Pray, Love spiritual journey. I am starting to see the light! Buona Sera L-A, Buona Notte Italia!
A woman who claims she was sexually abused by her parish priest as a child traveled to Rome to protest retired Cardinal Roger Mahony’s participation in the papal conclave. KCAL9’s Suraya Fadel reports.
As all eyes turn to Rome to watch the papal conclave, CBS2 and KCAL9′s Suraya Fadel reports live from Vatican City. Cardinals from around the globe are continuing to gather to begin the process of picking the next pontiff
Retired Cardinal Mahony isn’t making any public comments but he wrote on his blog today and addressed the ever-widening sex abuse scandal exposing pedophile priests. Suraya Fadel reports. Read more…
The Catholic Archdiocese of Los Angeles released personnel files of more than 100 clergy involved in sexual abuse cases. The names and files were released as part of a settlement stemming from a 2007 lawsuit. The clergy files include the names of priests and church hierarchy who dealt with the individual cases. The church had fought to keep the names private. Suraya Fadel Reporting