| May 28, 2014
| 11:44 AM
One of the odder moments of Pope Francis’ recent pilgrimage to the Holy Land was an exchange with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. The subject was what language Jesus spoke.
According to Reuters:
“Jesus was here, in this land. He...
| May 29, 2014
| 5:35 PM
An Orange County jury convicted a former Catholic high school teacher of unlawful sex with a teen on Thursday, according to prosecutors.
Ricardo Aldana, 40, was found guilty of three felony counts of lewd acts on a child, according to a statement from...
| May 29, 2014
| 7:48 PM
Lawyers began recording the testimony of Cardinal Francis George on Thursday amid a widening scope of sex-abuse allegations against defrocked Roman Catholic priest Daniel McCormack, a precaution taken in the event that Chicago's archbishop's health...
| May 30, 2014
| 1:23 PM
Rita R. Martin, a counselor of homeless women at a Better Waverly residence, died of complications from multiple myeloma and infection Monday at the University of Maryland Medical Center. The Lochearn resident was 69.
Born Rita Reynolds in San Diego, she...
| May 15, 2014
| 7:39 PM
Faced with a must-win game against Notre Dame-Green Pond last season, Wilson missed out on a chance to break through and return to the District 11 playoffs.
The Warriors faced an even tougher road to the postseason in the final week of the regular season...
| Apr 20, 2014
| 8:38 PM
The South Side Boosters support all Lehigh University athletes.
It doesn't matter if they're from Scottsdale, Ariz., like Patriot League men's basketball rookie of the year Tim Kempton, or from Charlottesville, Va., like football standout Tyler Ward....
| May 13, 2014
| 7:13 PM
Up at Harvard, the good guys won.
Far beyond Harvard, actually. For all the chatter about free expression and cultural context and historical interpretation, the re-creation of a Satanic black mass planned at that campus earlier this week ended up...
| Apr 22, 2014
Re "The Hoag Hospital compact," Editorial, April 18
There are moments when even nonprofit hospitals break the moral compact they have with the people they serve. Such a moment is playing out for Hoag Hospital as it discontinues legal elective abortion...
| Apr 21, 2014
| 10:44 AM
JOHANNESBURG, South Africa -- The United Nations on Monday condemned ethnic killings by South Sudan rebels that left hundreds of people dead last week after the fall of an oil town to the opposition forces.
The world body said the killings took place in...
| Apr 21, 2014
| 7:00 AM
According to the Roman Missal of the Catholic Church, the Holy Thursday ceremony of the washing of the feet may include only "viri selecti" — selected men.
That is why Pope Francis raised ecclesiastical eyebrows when he continued his practice of...
| May 16, 2014
| 4:32 PM
The old-fashioned corner store is thriving on a quiet Southeast Baltimore cross street. The neighborhood institution has been repurposed as the Highlandtown Gallery, a place where local artists show their works in a well-lighted, clean place within an...