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  • Like other Vatican-owned media such as Vatican Radio, L'Osservatore is a net drain on the Holy See's finances, though Vian said its losses were contained.

    At 150 years, pope's newspaper raises eyebrows

  • Even Edward Peters, the Vatican's expert witness in U.S. sex abuse cases and an adviser to the Holy See's high court, wrote: "If this media fiasco isn't enough to bring sweeping changes to L'OR than I don't know what ever will."

    At 150 years, pope's newspaper raises eyebrows

  • Brad Kinstler, CEO of Berkshire subsidiary See's Candy, said he doesn't expect Berkshire to impose new controls on executives because of Sokol's actions.

    Buffett says mistakes were made in handling Sokol

  • At the heart of the Holy See's crackdown is the Vatican bank, formally known as the Institute of Religious Works.

    Vatican Seeks to Clamp Down on Its Finances

  • In 1929, Italy and the Vatican signed a pact in which Rome recognized the Holy See's sovereignty but also allowed popes to shield Vatican officials from investigations and prosecutions by foreign governments by invoking diplomatic immunity.

    Vatican Seeks to Clamp Down on Its Finances

  • This is the backdrop for See's story, as Joy, the young Chinese American woman, returns to a homeland she has never known against her family's wishes, and her Chinese-born mother, Pearl, follows her.

    Writer Takes Trans-Pacific Journey in New Novel

  • The book is a sequel to See's 2009 novel Shanghai Girls, which tells the story of two sisters, Pearl and May, who live through the turbulence of 1930s China and escape the Japanese invasion and occupation of Shanghai.

    Writer Takes Trans-Pacific Journey in New Novel

  • The film she's actually produced is a version of Lisa See's bestselling novel that tells the parallel stories of two women from revolution-torn 19th-century China and two women from booming 21st-century Shanghai, each pair united by the ancient practice of "laotong", which binds them together as eternal sisters, or as the online acronyms have it, FFL and BFF.

    Snow Flower and the Secret Fan – review

  • It has been years, maybe, you think, since you've thought of See's Candies.

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  • So when they tell you to choose your last meal, you order pizza from Papa John's, root beers, a slab of peanut butter fudge from See's Candies.

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