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  • The Role Religion Plays In Her Life

    The Role Religion Plays In Her Life
    I was raised as a Catholic. I was in a Catholic school growing up. I stopped going to church but I never stopped believing in god or praying. Thank god or angels or someone remain at my side. I'm not any more overly religious, but I’m just...
  • On Texas border, volunteers get to work to help flood of immigrants

    On Texas border, volunteers get to work to help flood of immigrants
    The old-fashioned trolley bus stopped just outside Sacred Heart Catholic Church, and eight or so passengers — new immigrants who had just stolen across the Rio Grande from Mexico — filed off, clutching water bottles and manila envelopes marked...
  • Vatican makes 'new generation' cardinal head of key German archdiocese

    VATICAN CITY (Reuters) - The Vatican has appointed the archbishop of Berlin, seen by German media as part of a "new generation" of less dogmatic clergy, to take over the Cologne archdiocese, the largest and richest in Germany, it said on Friday. The move...
  • Immigrant children find refuge at Fontana church

    Immigrant children find refuge at Fontana church
    Forty-six immigrants carrying temporary visas arrived at St. Joseph's Catholic Church in Fontana on Thursday aboard Homeland Security buses. The church is helping federal agencies process the immigrants. Following anti-immigrant protests in Murrieta,...
  • Cardinal Brennan building up for sale

    The former Cardinal Brennan Junior-Senior High School in Schuylkill County will be put up for sale in the near future by the Roman Catholic Diocese of Allentown. The announcement was made this week by the diocese through communications director Matt...
  • Eastern Pa. Conference football rosters contain Division I talent

     Eastern Pa. Conference football rosters contain Division I talent
    One month from today, high school football teams across Pennsylvania will open official practices for 2014. The inaugural Eastern Pennsylvania Conference season should feature plenty of top talent. The senior class that played as juniors in the Lehigh...
  • One woman's journey to and across the US border

    FORT WORTH, Texas Edilsa Cano was fleeing sexual assault, kidnapping and death threats all from her own family when she left her village in Guatemala at 16. Now 21, she sees her own desperation in the tens of thousands of Central American children,...
  • Patricia D. Johnson, teacher

    Patricia D. Johnson, teacher
    Patricia Dixon Johnson, a retired teacher and educational volunteer, died of heart failure Monday at Roland Park Place. She was 90 and had lived in Phoenix in Baltimore County. Born Patricia Mary Coles in Seattle, she was the daughter of Norman E. Coles,...
  • Iraqi Christians' flee violence, fear end of long history

    BRUSSELS (Reuters) - The violence in Iraq is hastening the end of nearly 2,000 years of Christianity there as the few remaining faithful flee Islamic State militants, archbishops from Baghdad, Mosul and Kirkuk said on Wednesday. War and sectarian...
  • Iraqi Christians flee violence, fear end of long history

    Iraqi Christians flee violence, fear end of long history
    The violence in Iraq is hastening the end of nearly 2,000 years of Christianity there as the few remaining faithful flee Islamic State militants, archbishops from Baghdad, Mosul and Kirkuk said on Wednesday. War and sectarian conflict have shrunk Iraq's...
  • Poland asks: should a doctor serve God, or patients?

    Poland asks: should a doctor serve God, or patients?
    In April this year, a pregnant woman asked Professor Bogdan Chazan, director of Warsaw's Holy Family Hospital, for an abortion because her own physician had diagnosed her unborn child with grave health problems. Chazan sent the woman a letter saying he...