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  • Ideas take wing at Superblock session on future of downtown Newport News

    Ideas take wing at Superblock session on future of downtown Newport News
    Some drew bold, felt-tip marker lines across an aerial photo of the downtown Newport News that is. Others scrawled notes on the multi-colored maps of what the city's planning consultants said downtown could be. Sparked by the thought of finally doing...
  • Outreach center nurtures unaffiliated Jewish students at FAU

    Outreach center nurtures unaffiliated Jewish students at FAU
    A small Boca Raton Jewish education center, reaching out to unaffiliated students at Florida Atlantic University, has accomplished an unexpected milestone over the past year: eight student weddings, with each couple making a commitment to an Orthodox...
  • 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....
  • Excommunication has limited use in modern world

    PITTSBURGH Excommunication literally means "out of the community" and signifies when someone has put himself or herself outside the religious community. Along with practices such as social shunning, it has been used by groups ranging from Orthodox Jews to...
  • Priest put on leave, but congregations' wounds remain

     Priest put on leave, but congregations' wounds remain
    Church should be a place of peace and understanding, where you go for answers. But those are hard to come by as a Greek Orthodox priest in Glenview faces a felony charge in the theft of more than $100,000 from his former church in Milwaukee. Two Greek...
  • '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...
  • Glenview priest to be charged with stealing from trust fund

    Glenview priest to be charged with stealing from trust fund
    A Greek Orthodox priest in Glenview will be charged with felony theft amid allegations that he took more than $110,000 from a church trust fund to pay personal expenses including shopping trips, upscale dining and Christmas decorations for his home,...
  • Bob Olmsted 'going after the grass roots' in L.A. sheriff's race

    Bob Olmsted 'going after the grass roots' in L.A. sheriff's race
    He has no high-profile endorsements. His last name is often misspelled. And many voters have no idea he's the guy who spoke publicly of inmate abuse and ordered up audits of jail brutality nearly two years before former Sheriff Lee Baca acknowledged...
  • Number of married Catholic priests may grow

    More married men may be serving as Catholic priests in the U.S. and Canada soon, but not because Pope Francis is about to relax the requirement that Latin Rite priests be celibate. Last week the North American Orthodox-Catholic Theological...
  • Pope Francis prays for peace with Israeli, Palestinian leaders

    Pope Francis made an unprecedented bid for peace in the Holy Land on Sunday by hosting a prayer meeting at the Vatican with the presidents of Israel and Palestine Authority. Weeks after the last round of U.S.-backed peace talks failed, Francis...
  • Israeli, Palestinian presidents to meet at Vatican for prayers

    Israeli, Palestinian presidents to meet at Vatican for prayers
    Israeli and Palestinian presidents meet in an unprecedented prayer meeting with Pope Francis on Sunday, a gesture he hopes will "re-create a desire, a possibility" of eventually relaunching the Middle East's stalled peace process. The Vatican has played...