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  • The pope vs. Bibi on 'What Would Jesus Speak?'

    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...
  • Former Catholic school teacher convicted of lewd acts with teen

    Former Catholic school teacher convicted of lewd acts with teen
    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...
  • Cardinal George gives video deposition in priest's abuse case

    Cardinal George gives video deposition in priest's abuse case
    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...
  • Rita R. Martin, counseled homeless women

    Rita R. Martin, counseled homeless women
    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...
  • Wilson, Bethlehem Catholic baseball teams land District 11 slots late

    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...
  • Lehigh South Side Boosters salute three local products at their annual spring banquet

    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....
  • To local faithful, 'black mass' no match for power of prayer

    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...
  • Hoag Hospital and abortion

    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...
  • U.N. condemns ethnic killings in South Sudan oil town

    U.N. condemns ethnic killings in South Sudan oil town
    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...
  • More Catholic than the pope [Letter]

    More Catholic than the pope [Letter]
    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...
  • Corner store reimagined as Highlandtown Gallery

    Corner store reimagined as Highlandtown Gallery
    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...