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Pope John Paul II sainting process moving quickly

VATICAN CITY (Reuters) – Is Pope John Paul II approaching his halo too fast? As the Vatican prepares to elevate the late pontiff one step closer to sainthood this Sunday, the Catholic world is caught up with beatification fever. Rome is festooned with posters of the former pope on buses and lamp posts as…

Nun’s death rallies anti-immigration forces

Va. poised for Arizona-like immigrant backlash after nun’s death; sisters urge forgiveness In Arizona, the shooting death of a rancher blew the lid off simmering anger over border security and helped solidify support for a tough new immigration law. A similar eruption threatens in Virginia following the death of a…