| Oct 13, 2014
| 7:25 PM
Roman Catholics in Chicago and around the world hailed a preliminary report by an international assembly of bishops Monday as a new sign that Pope Francis is orchestrating a dramatic shift in tone concerning homosexuality and other moral issues.
| Oct 11, 2014
| 3:15 PM
Townhomes can replace what was formerly a Christian Science church in the Lido Village area of Newport Beach, the California Coastal Commission decided at its meeting Thursday in Newport Beach.
The application, brought before the commission by New...
| Oct 12, 2014
| 5:00 AM
As the wife of the newly elected president, Rula Ghani stands to be the first publicly visible wife of an Afghan leader in nearly a century.
But unlike her most direct antecedent — Queen Soraya, who along with her husband, King Amanullah, ruled...
| Oct 10, 2014
| 4:05 PM
Stewart Fritz loved to surprise kids during the holidays, whether it was dressing as Santa Claus for Christmas or popping out of a casket on Halloween.
Fritz, a resident of Winter Park for the past 58 years, died Monday. He was 84.
Fritz loved the...
| Sep 10, 2014
| 10:46 AM
A woman arrested at Denver International Airport just as she was about to embark on a journey to Syria pleaded guilty on Wednesday to a terror charge in federal court.
Shannon Maureen Conley, 19, of Arvada, Colo., has been in custody without bail at...
| Apr 6, 2014
| 11:00 AM
I read the article, "Prayer case plaintiffs file for contempt" (April 3) with great interest since it quotes Bruce Holstein's comments at a Carroll County Commissioners meeting regarding a federal court injunction that temporarily bars the commissioners...
| Apr 8, 2014
| 4:30 AM
I, too, have followed with some interest the Carroll County commissioners' escalating debate over Christian prayer at their meetings. However, I have a different opinion than Commissioner Robin Frazier and Bruce and David Holstein ("Free speech challenged...
| Jun 24, 2014
| 3:40 PM
American flags lined streets in Mokena Tuesday, the day of Army Pfc. Aaron Toppen’s funeral. It was a fitting tribute for a patriotic teen who dreamed of serving in the military and always flew the stars and stripes from the bed of his pickup truck,...
| May 9, 2014
| 4:28 PM
After the death of his 17-year-old son, a Lake Forest father left his executive banking job to work for an international Christian ministry -- a decision that stemmed from a series of devastating losses, he wrote in a subsequent book.
Now Gerard Long...
| May 12, 2014
| 12:50 PM
The parents of a 32-year-old Lake Forest woman who drowned in Lake Michigan will hold a service celebrating her life Saturday that reflects her dedication to the family’s Christian ministry.
Rebecca Long, who lived with her parents, worked as...
| Sep 25, 2014
| 5:02 PM
Standing sentry in a quiet corner of Sukkat Shalom synagogue in north suburban Wilmette, the cherubim on a pair of historic and artistically significant Holy Ark doors have found a new home.
The carved wooden doors, created in 1951 by a renowned...