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  • Reports: Blase Cupich to replace Cardinal George

    Reports: Blase Cupich to replace Cardinal George
    The man reported to be the next archbishop of Chicago, like the ailing cardinal he would replace, opposes same-sex marriage and, in his two previous jobs as bishop, has been outspoken in his advocacy for the poor.
  • Difference in pledge, prayer, suicide, and boycott: Letters

    Difference in pledge, prayer Helene McCarthy's letter to the editor in the Sept. 13 Sentinel is well intentioned but misguided. There is a difference between expecting others to stand for and participate in prayer than in standing for the Pledge of...

    U.S. nutrition program for mothers, infants sees falling demand

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A government nutrition program for pregnant mothers and small children has not kept pace with technology and U.S. poverty experts say its paper voucher system is driving low-income women away from the program when they need it most....

    Forget the rosy statistics: More are poor, the rest are hurting

    The following editorial appeared in the Philadelphia Daily News on Thursday, Sept. 18: The U.S. Census released figures this week that show that the national poverty rate has decreased for the first time since 2006. Don't rush to plan a victory...

    Northampton County employees displeased about rising health insurance contributions

    Northampton County employees displeased about rising health insurance contributions
    Northampton County employees had a message for their employer: They do not want to pay more for their health insurance. It was a message they expressed passionately and repeatedly at Thursday night's county council meeting. During a meeting so crowded...