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  • Christians gather at Jerusalem church for lighting of 'holy fire'

    JERUSALEM – Thousands of people gathered at the Church of the Holy Sepulcher in Jerusalem’s Old City on Saturday for the lighting of the “holy fire,” an annual ritual marking the Christian belief in the resurrection of Jesus Christ...
  • Retired Chicago police sergeant shot in home invasion

    Retired Chicago police sergeant shot in home invasion
    A retired Chicago police sergeant was shot and critically wounded after two robbers broke into his home in the East Side neighborhood and asked where he kept his safe, police said. Elmer Brown, 73, was shot in the neck and taken to Advocate Christ...
  • Israel approves law to draft ultra-Orthodox men into military

    Israel approves law to draft ultra-Orthodox men into military
    JERUSALEM -- Israeli legislators approved a controversial law Wednesday to end the historic exemption of ultra-Orthodox Jewish men from mandatory military service, a decision some religious leaders decried as persecution. The Equal Service Law...
  • Glenview priest accused of theft is suspended from duties

    Glenview priest accused of theft is suspended from duties
    A Greek Orthodox priest accused of improperly spending more than $110,000 from a private trust for shopping trips and upscale dinners has been placed on unpaid administrative leave and suspended from his duties as parish priest at Saints Peter and Paul...
  • Tamar Iveri, operatic soprano, fired over remarks about gays

    Tamar Iveri, an operatic soprano from the former Soviet republic of Georgia, has been fired from a production in Australia following remarks about gay people that appeared on her Facebook page. Iveri was supposed to appear in a staging of Verdi's "Otello,...
  • Retail Therapy: Obey ... and save a buck

    (Andre the) giant sale: Stop by the Obey warehouse sale from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Saturday or 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday at 2722 Michelson Drive, Irvine, to save up to 85% on men's and women's lifestyle clothing and accessories. Information: obeyclothing.com....
  • 'Heathen School' In Cornwall Closed In 1826 Amid Racial Brouhaha

    'Heathen School' In Cornwall Closed In 1826 Amid Racial Brouhaha
    Elias Boudinot loved Harriet Gold, and Harriet loved Elias. In June 1824, 190 years ago this month, the Georgia man wrote a letter to the Cornwall woman asking her to marry him. She wrote back to say yes. But Harriet didn't tell anyone her happy news...
  • Columbia Digest

    'Tot Shabbat' The Columbia Jewish Congregation presents a Shabbat service for preschoolers and their families at 6:15 p.m. Friday, June 13, at the Oakland Mills Meeting House, 5885 Robert Oliver Place. The program includes book readings, story-telling,...
  • Attorney for priest charged in theft case cites 'jurisdictional issues'

    Attorney for priest charged in theft case cites 'jurisdictional issues'
    A Greek Orthodox priest charged with felony theft waived his right to a preliminary hearing in a Milwaukee County courtroom this morning. The Rev. James Dokos, who was affiliated with Sts. Peter and Paul Church in Glenview, is scheduled to be...
  • Allentown church hosting day of prayer for Mideast's persecuted Christians

    An Allentown church will be one of many around the world where the faithful will join in prayers on Friday for Christians in the Mideast, who are facing dire persecution under the advance of Islamist radicals. The Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS),...
  • Glenview priest accused of theft misses court again

    Glenview priest accused of theft misses court again
    A Glenview priest who has been charged with theft failed to show up in court today for a second time. The lawyer for the Rev. James Dokos said his client was absent because he had been admitted to a hospital for an emergency. Attorney Patrick Knight...