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  • EPC North Division football standings: Becahi and Stroudsburg have clinched district berths, PV still has shot

    EPC North Division football standings: Becahi and Stroudsburg have clinched district berths, PV still has shot
    After the big game on Saturday night, here's how the EPC North Division standings look and you'll note that if Pleasant Valley beats Stroudsburg on Oct. 31 it is quite likely that the first EPC North title will be split three ways. EPC NORTH STANDINGS...
  • District 11 football rankings through Week 8

    District 11 football rankings through Week 8
    Four teams have locked down spots for the District 11 football playoffs. That leaves 16 slots still to be claimed in the final two weeks of the regular season. Easton and Stroudsburg (Class 4A), Bethlehem Catholic (3A) and North Schuylkill (2A) are...
  • District 11 golfers compete at PIAA championships

    District 11 golfers compete at PIAA championships
    Bethlehem Catholic's J.T. Barker shot a 9-over 80 to tie for 15th after the first round of the PIAA Class 2A golf championships Monday in York. Barker, the District 11 Class 2A runner-up, trailed leader Jason Li of Sewickley Academy by eight shots...
  • Monday's roundup: Peninsula Catholic boys, girls win state championships in cross country

    Cross country: Martine Hunnicutt was the top overall finisher and helped Peninsula Catholic win the girls championship at the Virginia State Catholic Championships at Newport News Park. Hunnicutt finished in 19 minutes, 49 seconds for the Knights,...
  • Dallas residents emerge from Ebola monitoring, greeted by confusion

    Dallas residents emerge from Ebola monitoring, greeted by confusion
    Monday was supposed to mark the end of 21 days of anxious Ebola monitoring for Youngor Jallah's family of six, when they could emerge from their stuffy two-bedroom apartment and return to comfortable routines. They had been exposed to Jallah's mother'...
  • Catholic LGBT activists urge inclusiveness as Vatican meetings end

    Catholic LGBT activists urge inclusiveness as Vatican meetings end
    About 30 Catholics shivered in the chilly Sunday afternoon air as they prayed the rosary on the sidewalk in front of the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary. The group — a collection of lesbian, gay,...
  • Catholic bishops reject gays and divorced people

    Catholic bishops reject gays and divorced people
    The Catholic Church has chosen to keep its doors closed to gays and divorced people. The Catholic Bishops voted 118-62 against a proposal that said  “men and women with homosexual tendencies should be welcomed with respect and delicacy”...
  • Catholic Church ready to host weekly bingo games

    Catholic Church ready to host weekly bingo games
    Incarnation Catholic Church is one committed to the service of the faithful.  Or, as the church notes on its website, they are an “intimate, Roman Catholic parish that desires to provide a very traditional, yet personal atmosphere in which you may...
  • SCBL sets the stage for the coming high school basketball season

    SCBL sets the stage for the coming high school basketball season
    There was a chill in the air on Sunday, a harbinger of winter. With winter comes the high school basketball season, and for the middle school and high school kids inside the Swain School, the season can't get here soon enough. To get ready, more...
  • Church has new attitude toward gays

    Church has new attitude toward gays
    Your front-page headline, "Gays welcomed," for a photograph about the Catholic Church smacks of ignorance and a touch of bigotry. It implies that historically gays were never welcomed. This sort of banner is quite unkind. Fact is that the lesbian, gay,...
  • Catholics, Africans, gays and the race card

    Catholics, Africans, gays and the race card
    The Roman Catholic Synod of Bishops that ended over the weekend was a remarkable exercise in transparency, with liberal and conservative prelates openly sparring over whether the church should adopt a more welcoming approach to gays and to Catholics who...