| Nov 18, 2011
| 9:30 PM
A few years ago, my son-in-law enrolled for a master's degree at a renowned theological seminary.
Soon after, he was asked to meet with the admissions director. He was asked if he was a Mormon, to which he replied "yes." He was then informed that...
| Dec 11, 2012
In the scramble to make the GOP more diverse, a lot of people are looking at Asian Americans, whom many believe are a natural constituency for the party. I would love it if Asian Americans converted en masse to the Republican Party, but the challenge...
| Dec 12, 2012
| 9:22 AM
In the scramble to make the GOP more diverse, a lot of people are looking at Asian-Americans, whom many believe are a natural constituency for the party. I would love it if Asian-Americans converted en masse to the Republican Party, but the challenge...
| Dec 12, 2012
| 2:26 PM
Helen M. Finnegan, a homemaker and former Hutzler's department store sales associate, died Monday of congestive heart failure at University of Maryland St. Joseph Medical Center. She was 93.
The daughter of a cabinetmaker and a homemaker, Helen...
| Dec 14, 2012
Sunday, Dec. 16
'Amazing Nativity' This gospel musical, based on Langston Hughes' "Black Nativity," takes place at 7 p.m. at Celebration Church, 6080 Foreland Garth in Columbia. The musical is the retelling of the birth of Jesus Christ, featuring...
| Dec 20, 2012
| 9:56 AM
Killed in Friday's horrific shootings at Sandy Hook Elementary School were 20 children, ages 6 and 7, and six adults. The shooter's mother was also killed Friday. Stories of the adult heroes of this tragedy and tributes to the children who lost their...
| Dec 23, 2012
| 11:55 AM
It has, to paraphrase an old English carol, prickles as sharp as thorns, bark as bitter as gall and berries as bright as life-giving blood.
Friends and loved ones gathering on Christmas will see it in wreaths and on mantels, its image on cards, on...
| Dec 24, 2012
| 3:38 PM
Like preachers across the country preparing for Christmas services today, William Lori has grappled with the question of how to celebrate the joy of the day so soon after the devastation of Newtown.
But for Baltimore's new archbishop, the challenge also...
| 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...
| Dec 28, 2012
| 8:07 PM
Q: Along with many other people, I've sent contributions to favorite charities through the mail. Unfortunately, this has landed me on a lot of mailing lists, and I now receive far too many pleas for money from benevolent organizations and institutions. My...
| Mar 12, 2013
| 8:12 AM
Former Republican vice presidential nominee Sarah Palin has a new book coming, the Associated Press reports. The book, "A Happy Holiday IS a Merry Christmas," will discuss the "over-commercialism" and "homogenization" of Christmas, publisher Harper...