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  • In Chicago, some see next archbishop as a 'breath of fresh air'

    In Chicago, some see next archbishop as a 'breath of fresh air'
    Roman Catholics across the Chicago area flocked to their parishes Sunday, expressing hope that their next archbishop, Blase Cupich, will be an extension of Pope Francis by welcoming more voices on matters such as same-sex marriage and helping to heal...
  • Becahi's Maff, Freedom's Hsu win EPC golf titles

    Becahi's Maff, Freedom's Hsu win EPC golf titles
    Bethlehem Catholic junior Nick Maff shot a 5-over 77 to win the Eastern Pennsylvania Conference golf tournament Tuesday at Woodstone Country Club. Maff next month will seek to win his second District 11 title at Shawnee Golf Resort. He won the Class...
  • 3 Legislative Candidates Debate In Canton Forum

    3 Legislative Candidates Debate In Canton Forum
    CANTON — Differing positions on gun control and the state's finances were on view at a forum Tuesday attended by two Republican incumbents and one Democratic challenger seeking election to the state legislature. The forum was held by the Canton...
  • Medical pot, Catholic, and Falconer: Letters

    Medical pot, Catholic, and Falconer: Letters
    Puzzled by medical pot I am puzzled. Tamoxifen, a cancer-fighting drug, is extracted from the bark of the yew tree. It is sold by prescription in pharmacies. Morphine and codeine, used to control pain and coughing, are extracted from poppy pods. These...
  • Signs of change on LGBT issues in the Catholic Church

    To the editor: Lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender Catholics are deeply disappointed that the final summary of the synod on the family at the Vatican omitted the welcoming and respectful language that received such widespread media attention when the...
  • Tuesday's 11:55 p.m. UPDATE: Multi-sport high school polls, results

    Football VA. INDEPENDENT SCHOOLS ATHLETIC ASSOCIATION POLL Division I Team    Rec    Rate    Prv 1. Benedictine    6-2    11.75    1 2. Bishop Ireton    6-2    10.63    2 3. Norfolk Academy    6-2    9.13    T3 4. Liberty Christian Ac.    4-2    9.00   ...
  • Easton High football team climbs in 4A state rankings

    Easton High football team climbs in 4A state rankings
    The last remaining undefeated team from the EPC South Division has moved up in the latest Pennlive.com Class 4A football state rankings. Easton (8-0 overall, 6-0 South) moved from No. 10 to No. 8 in this week's poll after whipping Liberty last week. The...
  • Becahi football standout Freddie Simmons says he'll be a Scarlet Knight

    Becahi football standout Freddie Simmons says he'll be a Scarlet Knight
    Bethlehem Catholic standout Freddie Simmons originally planned to wait until after the high school football season to make his college decision. But the speedy wide receiver grew so comfortable with the idea of continuing his career at Rutgers that he...
  • Eastern PA Football Rankings: Wood, St. Joe's Prep and LaSalle remain the big three

    Eastern PA Football Rankings: Wood, St. Joe's Prep and LaSalle remain the big three
    We've still got a couple of weeks left in the regular season and a few playoff rounds to get through before our teams have to worry about the giant obstacles from District 12 potentially blocking the path between the Lehigh Valley and Hershey. But...
  • 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...