Latest Francis Rooney Stories

2008-07-09 21:00:13

Porscha Radcliffe and Laurence Francis Rooney IV were married July 14, 2007, at St. Helena Catholic Church in St. Helena, Calif. Father Bernard C. Scianna officiated. A reception followed at the Kuleto Estate in Napa Valley, Calif. The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Mark Radcliffe of Tulsa. She is the granddaughter of Mrs. Shirley Hedrick and the late Joe Hedrick and Mrs. Jane Radcliffe and the late Phil Radcliffe. The bride graduated from Cascia Hall Preparatory...

2005-11-12 09:29:23

VATICAN CITY -- The new U.S. ambassador to the Holy See urged the Vatican on Saturday to promote the potential of biotech crops, saying there was a "moral imperative" to investigate the possible benefits of agricultural technology to feed the world's hungry. "Nothing on its own can solve the complex problem of world hunger," Ambassador Francis Rooney told Pope Benedict XVI as he presented his credentials during a Vatican audience. "But we cannot let irrational fears stop us from...

Word of the Day
  • An evil spirit; a devil.
  • A nightmare.
  • In astrology, the twelfth house of a scheme or figure of the heavens: so called from its signifying dreadful things, such as secret enemies, great losses, imprisonment, etc.
'Cacodemon' comes from a Greek term meaning 'evil genius.'