Posts Tagged ‘vatican’

Vatican Embassy Protester Wants a Latin American Pope

With Pope Benedict XVI announcing his resignation yesterday, what would Washington's most prominent critic of the Catholic Church like to see in his replacement? I visited John Wojnowski, who's held various molestation scandal-related banners outside the Vatican's Apostolic Nunciature on Massachusetts Avenue for the past 14 years, to find out.
Wojnowski, who says he was himself [...]

The Needle: Toilet Standoff Averted Edition

Rally to Restore Porta Potties: This whole Jon Stewart/Stephen Colbert thing may be all about irony. But that doesn't mean Comedy Central can't still pull together and get some actual results when it matters. A burgeoning toilet crisis has been averted, and anti-protest protesters will be able to go the bathroom even though the Marine [...]

Morning Roundup: The “Homer Simpson Gets a Thumbs-Up From the Pope, Sort Of” Edition

Good morning, City Desk readers. Last I met you in this space, we were engaging in panic about the impending Snowpocalypse. And I didn't even know then about the snowball-toting anarchists!
Speaking of anarchists, President Barack Obama phoned in yesterday to WTOP's "Ask the Governor," on which Virginia's outgoing chief executive, Tim Kaine, was taking a [...]

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