| Sep 10, 2013
| 5:40 PM
This year will mark the first year of a 9/11 memorial focused on interfaith compassion and community building.
Interfaith communities will gather at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 23 Lake Road, Irvine, for an...
| Sep 17, 2013
Re "Age-old rituals, TV-age church," Column One, Sept. 13
The Roman Catholic Church's hierarchy has chosen to spend millions ($57.5 million on the purchase alone) to convert the former Crystal Cathedral in Garden Grove to the Christ Cathedral. It's...
| Sep 18, 2013
| 12:57 PM
Virginia F. Toohey, a homemaker and former volunteer, died Monday of heart failure at the Blakehurst retirement community in Towson. She was 96.
The daughter of a Crown Cork and Seal Co. vice president and a homemaker, the former Virginia Marie Fusting...
| Sep 10, 2013
| 5:12 PM
It's hard to know whom to root for in Gene Luen Yang's graphic novel diptych “Boxers & Saints.” At once […]...
| Oct 10, 2013
| 3:54 PM
Persecution affects some 600 million Christians annually, according to a study by the Hudson Institute, and the Pew Forum says Christianity is the most persecuted religion in the world. In countries such as Iraq, Egypt, Pakistan and Kenya, Christians...
| Sep 20, 2013
| 11:56 AM
ROME -- After expressing frustration with the Roman Catholic Church’s focus on hot-button doctrinal issues, Pope Francis launched a stinging attack on abortion Friday, calling it the product of a “throwaway culture.”
| Sep 24, 2013
| 9:32 PM
Excerpts below from: Pope Francisco writes to La Repubblica: "An open dialogue with non-believers" (Sept. 4, 2013) Encyclical letter Lumen Feidei of the Supreme Pontiff Francis to the bishops, priests, deacons, consecrated persons and the lay faithful. On...
| Sep 29, 2013
| 5:00 AM
There's no doubt about it, Pope Francis has captured the attention of the Catholic Church and the world. And he is doing this not only by a simplicity and humility that has earned him the nickname, "the world's parish priest" but also by taking the church...
| Dec 24, 2012
| 8:22 PM
Alejandra Henriquez said her husband was collecting scrap metal in the alleys of Chicago when he was pulled over, arrested and charged with driving under the influence.
Cesar Henriquez spent two years fighting his case until the longtime Melrose Park...
| Aug 2, 2013
| 9:54 AM
"I see from the standpoint of Christian orthodoxy. This means that for me the meaning of life is centered in our Redemption by Christ and what I see in the world I see in its relation to that.” James Dobson? Pat Robertson? No, these sentences were...
| Feb 13, 2013
| 2:59 PM
Leta Dunham got her breakfast order to go at a Roland Avenue Starbucks Wednesday morning: a grande triple skim latte in her cup and, on her forehead, an ashen reminder that we are all destined to become dust.
Dunham was among Ash Wednesday observers who...