| Oct 7, 2013
| 11:24 AM
Susan Ginsburg's daughter came out to her mother at the age of 30.
"I was kind of blown away," the Lincolnwood resident said. "It seemed like I was the only one in the family who didn't know."
She logged on to the Internet in search of a local...
| Oct 8, 2013
A new donor has pledged $1,500 to Catholic Charities to replace a similar sum rejected from Kuma's Corner, the heavy metal bar/burger joint that outraged Christians by serving a burger topped with a Communion wafer.
Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese...
| Oct 4, 2013
| 7:31 PM
Q: This past summer, I've had to deal with not one but two deaths by suicide. Each of these men seemed to have so much to live for, but unfortunately, we really never know what someone else is thinking.
What happens to these men's souls after they die?...
| Sep 29, 2013
| 4:59 PM
Jean Rolfing Cleland, whose social activism ranged from fighting for the rights of migrant workers to protesting against the Vietnam War, made open housing the focus of her volunteer efforts more than 60 years ago.
The Wilmette mother of six started the...
| Oct 3, 2013
| 2:30 AM
Q: This past summer, I've had to deal with not one, but two deaths by suicide. Each of these men seemed to have so much to live for, but unfortunately, we really never know what someone else is thinking.
My question is "What happens to these men's...
| Oct 3, 2013
If Mayor Rahm Emanuel and Chicago aldermen want to do something productive they need to address bicycle riders who blatantly ignore rules of the road.
They run lights and stop signs and ignore right-of-way laws.
In the past month I have...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 9:47 PM
Growing up Jewish, Marilyn McLaughlin loved lighting the braided candle and singing to mark the end of Shabbat. She relished studying the Talmud and weighing its ethical questions.
But sitting in synagogue left her cold. "I was stuffed with religion,"...
| Oct 2, 2013
| 5:00 AM
"Gods and Gifts: Vatican Ethnological Collection," at the Bowers Museum in Santa Ana, may cover more ground than any exhibition seen in Southern California: Its 70-plus artifacts span 2 million years and hail from all six inhabited continents, plus...
| Sep 14, 2013
| 8:45 AM
The old arched red wooden door to the Seventh Metro Church is less that two blocks from the modern glass-and-steel panel that floats in front of the Maryland Institute College of Art's newest exhibition space.
They bring to mind two different eras and...
| Oct 1, 2013
| 8:57 AM
At wintertime in a Jewish home in the United States, you’re more likely to find a Christmas tree than a kosher kitchen.
That’s one of the findings in a sweeping new study of Jewish Americans from the Pew Research Center, which polled...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 3:33 PM
It's not easy turning an evangelical into an environmentalist.
But a new documentary from Northland, A Church Distributed aims to do just that by focusing on Scripture instead of science, faith instead of logic.
In "Our Father's World," Northland...