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Best International Destinations For The Holidays

Here’s a look at five of the best international destinations for the holidays.

11/28/2014

Pope Francis presides over marriage of 20 couples (Credit: CBS 2)

Pope Francis Turns Heads After Marrying 20 Couples Despite Cohabitation

Pope Francis set a forgiving tone as the couples tied the knot under the dome of St. Peter’s Basilica.

09/15/2014

A man walks past posters announcing the double canonization of Popes John Paul II and John XXIII on April 24, 2014, in Rome. (credit: Getty Images)

Cardinal Dolan Arrives At The Vatican For Historic Canonization Of Two Popes

Excitement was building in Rome on Saturday, as the historic weekend canonization of two popes got underway.

04/26/2014

Black smoke rises from the chimney on the roof of the Sistine Chapel meaning that cardinals failed to elect a new pope in the first ballot of their secret conclave on  March 12, 2013 at the Vatican. (credit: VINCENZO PINTO/AFP/Getty Images)

Black Smoke Emerges From Sistine Chapel Chimney; No Pope Selected On Day 1 Of Conclave

Black smoke emerged from the chimney of the Sistine Chapel, signaling that a decision had not yet been made. The conclave will resume on Wednesday.

03/12/2013

Cardinal Timothy Dolan (C) chats with colleagues on the eve of the start of a conclave on March 11, 2013 at the Vatican. (Photo by JOHANNES EISELE/AFP/Getty Images)

Vatican City Gears Up As Cardinals Hold Final Talks On Eve Of Papal Conclave

On Tuesday afternoon, Cardinal Dolan and 114 other princes of the Church will enter the world-famous Sistine Chapel, which has been transformed into a papal polling place.

03/11/2013

Pope Benedict XVI (Photo credit: VINCENZO PINTO/AFP/Getty Images)

Vatican Officials: Pope Benedict XVI Has Pacemaker

Vatican spokesman Rev. Federico Lombardi said Benedict has had the pacemaker for years. He received the device before he became pope in 2005 to help regulate his heartbeat.

02/12/2013

The newly elevated Cardinals celebrate Mass with the Pope (Credit:1010 WINS Juliet Papa)

Cardinal Dolan Celebrates Mass With Pope Benedict XVI, Thanks Pilgrims

Looking weary during a third straight day of speeches and ceremony, Pope Benedict XVI led 22 new cardinals in Mass Sunday and prayed for help so that he and his aides can continue to carry out the Catholic church’s worldwide mission.

02/19/2012

Cardinal Dolan's coat of arms (credit: CBS 2)

St. Patrick’s Cathedral Prepares For Newly Elevated Cardinal Dolan

“I think it’s fantastic. He’s a great man and it’s great for the city,” said parishioner James Daly.

02/18/2012

Newly appointed cardinal Timothy Michael Dolan smiles as they leave Saint Peter's Basilica after a ceremony held by Pope Benedict XVI on February 18, 2012 in Vatican City, Vatican. (Photo by Franco Origlia/Getty Images)

Timothy Dolan Elevated To Cardinal In Vatican Ceremony

Pope Benedict XVI on Saturday brought 22 new Catholic churchmen, including New York Archbishop Timothy Dolan.

02/18/2012

Archbishop Timothy Dolan (AP Photo/Julie Jacobson)

Following The Faithful: 1010 WINS’ Juliet Papa Heads To Rome For Dolan’s Big Moment

The Archbishop of nearly three million Catholics in the New York metropolitan area will be elevated to Cardinal in special ceremonies next month.

01/16/2012