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  • Catholic Group, Insurance Department Resolve Dispute Over Abortion Documents

    A bureaucratic bulletin issued Aug. 18 resolves a dispute between a Catholic lobbying group and the state Insurance Department over public access to documents detailing how health insurers account for federal funds and spending on abortions. The issue is...
  • Capital gains mean church losses in new German tax twist

    (Reuters) - A change in Germany's capital gains tax has prompted an exodus from its Catholic and Protestant churches this year as thousands of registered members quit their parishes rather than pay the money. Dioceses in both churches have reported in...
  • Football | Providence dispatches Joliet Catholic, questions of OL depth

    Football | Providence dispatches Joliet Catholic, questions of OL depth
    Providence wanted to send a statement Friday that it belonged in the discussion about the top teams in the state. The Celtics wasted little time showing future opponents they will be a tough team to beat this season, as they cruised to a 21-10 win...
  • 2014 Tribune preseason Top 20 football rankings

    2014 Tribune preseason Top 20 football rankings
    1. Bolingbrook Last season: 10-1, 7-0 (1st Southwest Suburban Blue); lost 21-7 to Marist second round 8A playoffs. Next: vs. Hinsdale Central, 7 Friday. 2. Stevenson Last season: 10-3, 6-0 (1st North Suburban Lake); lost 15-14 to Loyola 8A...
  • How great is Lori's commitment to Baltimore Catholic schools? [Letter]

    How great is Lori's commitment to Baltimore Catholic schools? [Letter]
    In his commentary, "The Civil Right Act at 50" (Aug. 31), Baltimore Archbishop William E. Lori writes that "...our Catholic schools in Baltimore City educate majority non-Catholic, African-American students whose education is heavily subsidized by the...
  • Firing of gay teachers at Missouri Catholic girls school draws outcry

    ST. LOUIS The termination of two gay faculty members at a Missouri all-girls Catholic high school has prompted an outcry from alumnae. In the last several weeks, alumnae have created a private Facebook group with more than 2,000 members in support of...
  • St. Thomas Aquinas, Miramar remain atop Florida AP Football Poll for Week 1

    St. Thomas Aquinas, Miramar remain atop Florida AP Football Poll for Week 1
    Both Miramar and St. Thomas Aquinas continued to stay No. 1 in their class Monday in the latest AP Florida High School Football Poll. Miramar (1-0) claimed the top spot in Class 8A after its 14-7 win over Class 3A American Heritage-Delray last Friday....
  • Firing of gay teachers at Missouri Catholic school draws outcry

    ST. LOUIS The termination of two gay faculty members at a Missouri all-girls Catholic high school has prompted an outcry from alumnae. In the last several weeks, alumnae concerned about the firing of Christina Gambaro and Olivia Reichert have created a...
  • Bruno Leo PedriniNovember 8, 1915 - August 29, 2014

    Bruno Leo Pedrini<br/>November 8, 1915 - August 29, 2014
    Bruno Leo Pedrini, last living founder of Pedrini Music, passed away August 29th in his home surrounded by his family. In 1938 Bruno along with his brothers, Max, Tom and Manuel founded Pedrini Music in Alhambra, CA.  After Pearl Harbor, Bruno was...
  • State football poll: Dr. Phillips moves to No. 2 in 8A while Apopka slides to No. 8

    State football poll: Dr. Phillips moves to No. 2 in 8A while Apopka slides to No. 8
    The Associated Press Top 10 Florida high-school football poll, with first-place votes in parentheses, records, rating points and previous rankings: Class 8A 1. Miramar (18) 1-0 189 1; 2. Dr. Phillips (1) 1-0 160 3; 3. Jacksonville First Coast 1-0...
  • In Theory: Are worship centers good polling places?

    Houses of worship have been used as polling places across America since the earliest days of our nation. One Florida church, Holy Name of Jesus Catholic Church, however, after this month will no longer open its doors to voters on election days after...