Vatican

Reader Input: Get ready for Vatican-gate

The Roman Catholic Church doesn’t have anything to do with God. The Roman Catholic Church is an institution. That power and money and fear could cover up sexual abuse of chil ...

Local Catholics excited, Protestants mixed on new pope

  The selection of Argentinean Cardinal Jorge Mario Bergoglio as the new pope on Wednesday drew mixed reactions from local faith leaders. With heavy praise and high hopes fo ...

Vatican-bound pianist plays concert in Auburn

Richard “Chad” Thomas will perform a piano concert Sunday, June 3, at the State Theater, 985 Lincoln Way, Auburn. Social hour starts at 2:30 p.m.; seating at 3 p.m. Thi ...

Newcastle pianist to perform at the Vatican

A Newcastle family is planning a fundraiser to help send Richard Thomas on the musical trip of a lifetime. Thomas, 28, is known by people here as “Chad.” A graduate of ...

Noon Hour Update: What's happening and what we're working on

Welcome to the Auburn Journal's "Noon Hour Update," where we'll present you with stories and updates on what's going on in the news and what we're working on for our Weekend editio ...

Greed grown all too pervasive

It’s all about greed. Greed is one of the seven deadly sins. Wall Street caused the recession because of profits without concern for consequences. The Massey coal mine disaste ...

Catholic Church is changing

Is the Vatican shooting itself in the foot? At a time when the Diocese of Sacramento is going to launch a big campaign to bring fallen away Catholics back to the church, the Vatica ...