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  • Glenview Greek Orthodox church tries to reinstate parish council president

    Glenview Greek Orthodox church tries to reinstate parish council president
    A Glenview church is seeking to reinstate its parish council president, who was removed by the Greek Orthodox Metropolis of Chicago last week amid controversy involving the Glenview church's pastor. Chicago church leaders stripped James Gottreich of his...
  • Jewish secularism on rise, Pew survey finds

    Jewish secularism on rise, Pew survey finds
    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,"...
  • Syrian opposition lawyer, three colleagues are kidnapped

    Syrian opposition lawyer, three colleagues are kidnapped
    BEIRUT -- A prominent Syrian opposition activist lawyer, Razan Zeitouneh, and three of her colleagues have been kidnapped in a mostly rebel-controlled suburb of Damascus, according to fellow activists and media accounts Tuesday. Also Tuesday,...
  • Pope Francis can be a player in Ukraine's identity crisis

    Pope Francis can be a player in Ukraine's identity crisis
    As pro-Western and pro-Russian Ukrainians battle over the future orientation of their country, there is a world figure who could offer an important symbolic gift to European-minded Ukrainians: Pope Francis. Stalin supposedly dismissed the importance...
  • Oft-repeated mantra in Damascus: 'We're tired of this'

    Oft-repeated mantra in Damascus: 'We're tired of this'
    DAMASCUS, Syria — At a makeshift bus stop across from an expanse of bullet-riddled buildings, three elderly women stepped onto a packed van destined for the Syrian capital's northeastern suburbs, neighborhoods largely under the sway of anti-...
  • Judge Basil A. Thomas, whose legal career spanned almost 80 years, dies

    Judge Basil A. Thomas, whose legal career spanned almost 80 years, dies
    Former Baltimore City Circuit Judge Basil A. Thomas, whose legal career spanned more than seven decades, died Friday of congestive heart failure at the Blakehurst Retirement Community in Towson. He was 98. "He's my guy. Basil lived a long and full...
  • John N. Proakis, TV repairman

    John N. Proakis, TV repairman
    John N. Proakis, a veteran TV repairman who was a co-founder of Lane TV and was known to his customers as "The TV Man," died Friday at Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center of congestive heart failure. He was 90. The son of Greek immigrants from Chios,...
  • Chinese city restores century-old synagogue

     Chinese city restores century-old synagogue
    HARBIN, China — Two Chinese politicians and an Israeli professor are huddled around an architect's drawing. "Actually it would be better if the fence rails were shaped like Stars of David instead of crosses," politely suggests the professor, Dan...
  • Howard County datebook Datebook

    Sunday, Oct. 6 Festival The Orthodox Church of St. Matthew hosts its sixth annual Multi-Cultural Festival beginning at 11:30 a.m. at 7271 Eden Brook Drive in Columbia. Event features live entertainment by the region's most popular ethnic musicians and...
  • 1 killed, 8 hurt in shootings across city

    1 killed, 8 hurt in shootings across city
    One man was killed and eight people were hurt in attacks across the city this evening, authorities said. The man killed, age 36, was shot in the head in the 400 block of South Central Avenue in the South Austin neighborhood about 7:50 p.m., said Chicago...
  • Commentary: A day for communion — and thinking beyond oneself

    This Sunday, Christians around the globe join together in celebrating World Communion Sunday. As Christians, we unilaterally celebrate the sacrament of communion. But as Christians who observe our faith differently. We do that in different ways across...