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  • Church firing stirs up controversy over same-sex marriage

    Church firing stirs up controversy over same-sex marriage
    Angry, tearful parishioners stood in line at the crowded church, each taking a turn to beg church leaders to bring back their longtime music director, who was fired recently from northwest suburban Holy Family Catholic Church after announcing his...
  • Special informational sessions being held on new trash removal and recycling system

    Special informational sessions being held on new trash removal and recycling system
    Clermont will be among the communities in Lake County hosting upcoming informational meetings on the county’s new solid waste collection system. Lake County is instituting changes to its residential curbside garage collection system, and wants all...
  • School employee accused of molesting children at Lancaster church

    School employee accused of molesting children at Lancaster church
    An employee of Desert Christian Schools in Lancaster was arrested Wednesday on suspicion of child molestation, authorities said. Jonathan Macy, 31, of Lancaster was arrested on suspicion of molesting two children at Grace Chapel Church, which is on...
  • Iraqi expatriates seek refugee status for Christians fleeing militants

    A leader of the large Iraqi community in eastern San Diego County is scheduled Wednesday to help plead with United Nations officials to grant refugee status for Iraqi Christians fleeing the violence ravaging their home country. Mark Arabo, a Chaldean...
  • Cynthia M. Allen: The horrific destruction of Christianity in Iraq

    Convert to Islam, pay a religious levy or die. Those are the conditions offered to Christians and other religious minorities in northern Iraq by members of the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant. Since the Islamic State (formerly called ISIL and ISIS)...
  • Dr. Richard G. Thomas Jr., veteran educator

    Dr. Richard G. Thomas Jr., veteran educator
    Dr. Richard G. Thomas Jr., a longtime Baltimore County educator who helped in the integration of county public schools in the 1950s, died Thursday of complications of a stroke at Gilchrist Hospice Care in Towson. The Harwood resident was 82. The son...
  • Iraqi Christians in San Diego County fear U.S. airstrikes are too late

    Iraqi Christians in San Diego County fear U.S. airstrikes are too late
    EL CAJON, Calif. — One of the biblical readings at the Sunday Mass at Our Mother of Perpetual Help Syriac Catholic Church here contained a passage from Ephesians, complete with the warning "do not leave room for the devil." The passage had a...
  • As militants overrun Christian communities in northwest Iraq, thousands are forced to flee

    IRBIL, Iraq They have gone from comfortable lives in historic towns and villages in Iraq's parched Nineveh plains to the precarious existence of refugees unsure about their next meal and where they will spend the night and even whether they belong in this...
  • With rise of Islamic State, Christians feel Iraq is no longer home

    With rise of Islamic State, Christians feel Iraq is no longer home
    They have gone from comfortable lives in historic towns and villages in Iraq's parched Nineveh plains to the precarious existence of refugees unsure about their next meal and where they will spend the night — and even whether they belong in this...
  • READER SUBMITTED: Windham Habitat for Humanity Has New Home at Access

    The Access Community Action Agency has welcomed Habitat for Humanity - Windham Area to their offices at 1315 Main St. in Willimantic. Access is able to support the important work of Habitat by providing office space rent free and use of a large conference...
  • Kent Brantly, doctor being treated for Ebola, says he's 'growing stronger'

    Kent Brantly, doctor being treated for Ebola, says he's 'growing stronger'
    Dr. Kent Brantly, one of two Ebola patients being treated in the United States, says he is “growing stronger every day.” In a statement written from his isolation unit at Emory University Hospital, Brantly thanked supporters and said “...