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  • Cynthia M. Allen: Balancing mercy and doctrine in the church

    If you are not Catholic, and even if you are, you could be forgiven for not knowing that a remarkable event is unfolding in Rome. This week, Pope Francis convened an " extraordinary synod of bishops" and laypeople, only the third gathering of its kind in...
  • Shroud of Turin conference draws believers to St. Louis

    Shroud of Turin conference draws believers to St. Louis
    It's been called the most scrutinized artifact on earth, but to the faithful, the Shroud of Turin signifies the reality of Jesus' death and resurrection. Still, the 14-foot-long and 3-foot-wide stretch of cloth mysteriously imprinted with a faint,...
  • 8A state football top 10 includes 4 area teams

    8A state football top 10 includes 4 area teams
    The Associated Press Florida high-school football poll, with first-place votes in parentheses, records, rating points and previous rankings: Class 8A 1. Dr. Phillips (12) 5-0 161 1 2. Jacksonville First Coast (3) 4-0 156 2 3. Pembroke Pines...
  • When the pope came to Chicago

    When the pope came to Chicago
    Exactly 35 years ago this weekend, Pope John Paul II came to Chicago, celebrated an open-air Mass in Grant Park before the largest crowd gathered in city history and won over the hearts of the area's Catholics and not a few of the non-Catholics. Not...
  • Prime to buy six Catholic hospitals in California; SEIU opposes deal

    Prime to buy six Catholic hospitals in California; SEIU opposes deal
    Escalating its battle with organized labor, Prime Healthcare Services Inc. reached a deal to acquire six nonprofit Catholic hospitals in California, including St. Vincent and St. Francis medical centers in Los Angeles County. Under the agreement...
  • 11:20 p.m. Thursday UPDATE: Multi-sport high school results

    Cross country NANSEMOND-SUFFOLK ACADEMY INVITATIONAL Boys A race team scores: Peninsula Catholic 18, Bishop Sullivan Catholic 71, Nansemond-Suffolk Academy 89, Denbigh Baptist 90, Cape Henry Collegiate 103, Isle of Wight Academy 182, Portsmouth...
  • Thursday's multi-sport high school roundup: 13-0 romp puts Gloucester at 13-0 in field hockey

    Field hockey: **Tori Harwood and Cheyenne Hollandsworth scored three goals each in Gloucester’s 13-0 win over Indian River. Cassidy Goodwin added two goals and three assists for the Dukes (13-0). ... **Aileen Ahlers and Sydnie Swartwood scored...
  • District 11 single-game and seasonal stat leaders, plus the longstanding record that Easton's Shane Simpson broke

    District 11 single-game and seasonal stat leaders, plus the longstanding record that Easton's Shane Simpson broke
    District 11 football statistician Duke Helm's latest report includes some interesting records that were set, plus the updated list of the district's single-game and seasonal stat leaders: RUSHING Shane Simpson rushed for 278 yards and 6 TDs in the win...
  • Sit! Heel! Be blessed!

    Sit! Heel! Be blessed!
    "Sit! I said sit!" the dog owner pleaded, tightening the leash on a highly energetic mutt. Obedience classes in order? Hardly. The naughty dog was in need of a blessing. On Saturday morning, strangers gathered together for the love of dogs —...
  • EPC football capsules for Week 7

    Easton at Parkland •When: 7 tonight. •In the spotlight: Two teams that pride themselves on defense will have to slow dual-threat quarterbacks to succeed this week. Easton's Trey Durrah is closing in on 1,000 yards of total offense, while...
  • Wednesday's 11:45 p.m. UPDATE: Multi-sport high school results, polls

    Football JV Tabb 13, Warhill 8 Boys cross country Grafton 15, Smithfield 50 Grafton 20, New Kent 43 Grafton 15, Bruton 55 New Kent 19, Smithfield 42 Smithfield 24, Bruton 33 New Kent 17, Bruton 46 GLOUCESTER 15, HERITAGE 50 on 5K Beaverdam Park course...