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  • Phoenix police announce arrest in slaying of priest, 28

    Phoenix police announce arrest in slaying of priest, 28
    A suspect has been arrested in the shooting death of a Phoenix priest, police announced Monday. The Phoenix Police Department, in a tweet in the name of Sgt. Steve Martos, the department spokesman, said an arrest had been made in the case and that...
  • 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...
  • Exonerated man plagued by sex assault accusation

     Exonerated man plagued by sex assault accusation
    As Malik Dervisevic huddled in a small jail cell — tired, hungry and frantic after hours of interrogation and no contact with his family — his mind whirred with anxiety. "I lost my job. I lost my house. I lost everything," Dervisevic, 37,...
  • Pope's takes bold step by condemning Mafia

    PITTSBURGH When Pope Francis declared last week that organized crime figures are "excommunicated" from the Catholic Church, he wasn't making a formal legal declaration against any individuals by name. But by venturing into southern Italy with its...
  • Teens tell tales of traveling � without parents � across U.S.-Mexico border

    MIAMI Soon after crossing into Mexico from Guatemala, 17-year-old Ana became separated from the group of Hondurans with whom she had been traveling and wound up alone in a mountain cottage where she was repeatedly raped by strangers. "They threatened me,...
  • Priest abuse case headed for trial

    ST. LOUIS When the Rev. Joseph D. Ross was assigned to minister at St. Cronan Church, the other priest there already knew his secret. He heard the pastor coming to help him in 1991 had just returned from the St. Luke Institute in Silver Spring, Md., a...
  • Vatican acknowledges being out of step with ordinary Catholics

    VATICAN CITY The Vatican acknowledged Thursday that many Catholics do not understand or follow its teachings on marriage and sexual ethics as it commented the results of a worldwide consultation. In the past months, ordinary Catholics were polled on hot-...
  • McDonald's Lehigh Valley All-Star Football Classic rosters for the June 26 game

     
    For the latest on next Thursday's game, go to the website: http://www.lvallstarfootballclassic.com/ All changes and updates will be posted thre. But for now, here are the rosters for the game: NORTHAMPTON COUNTY/PALISADES/PHILLIPSBURG ALL-STAR TEAM # Name...
  • 2014 Boys Lacrosse All-Area Team

    2013 ALL-AREA FIRST TEAM ATTACK JACK GLEMSER, Central Catholic, Sr. — Two-time LVC All-star, axiews 57 goals with 10 assists JARYD HARTZELL, Nazareth, Jr. — 38 goals, 49 assists, and topped 100 career mark in both DYLAN KLUSARITZ,...
  • Protesters of undocumented immigrants vow to block new arrivals

    Protesters of undocumented immigrants vow to block new arrivals
    Protesters who successfully blocked immigrant detainees from reaching a Border Patrol processing facility in Murrieta earlier this week say they're ready to do it again should federal immigration officials attempt a similar drop-off. Officials with...
  • READER SUBMITTED: The Catholic Graduates Club Of Greater Hartford, Inc. Awards Scholarships

    Mandy Baniszewski, of East Catholic High School, was awarded a $1,000 scholarship from The Catholic Graduates Club of Greater Hartford, Inc. Mandy will attend Sacred Heart University.