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  • Eastern Pa. Conference football rosters contain Division I talent

     Eastern Pa. Conference football rosters contain Division I talent
    One month from today, high school football teams across Pennsylvania will open official practices for 2014. The inaugural Eastern Pennsylvania Conference season should feature plenty of top talent. The senior class that played as juniors in the Lehigh...
  • Patricia D. Johnson, teacher

    Patricia D. Johnson, teacher
    Patricia Dixon Johnson, a retired teacher and educational volunteer, died of heart failure Monday at Roland Park Place. She was 90 and had lived in Phoenix in Baltimore County. Born Patricia Mary Coles in Seattle, she was the daughter of Norman E. Coles,...
  • One woman's journey to and across the US border

    FORT WORTH, Texas Edilsa Cano was fleeing sexual assault, kidnapping and death threats all from her own family when she left her village in Guatemala at 16. Now 21, she sees her own desperation in the tens of thousands of Central American children,...
  • Note to media: There's no such office as 'female justice'

    Note to media: There's no such office as 'female justice'
    If you read news articles about a post-Hobby Lobby dispute at the Supreme Court over contraception coverage, you might think that there is an official position of “female Supreme Court justice.” Typical was the lead of this July 3 New York...
  • Central African Republic fighters attack church sheltering civilians

    BANGUI (Reuters) - Rebel fighters and armed Muslim civilians killed "many" people in an attack on a church compound in the Central African Republic on Monday where thousands of civilians had taken refuge, Catholic Church officials said. The attack in...
  • Iraqi Christians' flee violence, fear end of long history

    BRUSSELS (Reuters) - The violence in Iraq is hastening the end of nearly 2,000 years of Christianity there as the few remaining faithful flee Islamic State militants, archbishops from Baghdad, Mosul and Kirkuk said on Wednesday. War and sectarian...
  • Iraqi Christians flee violence, fear end of long history

    Iraqi Christians flee violence, fear end of long history
    The violence in Iraq is hastening the end of nearly 2,000 years of Christianity there as the few remaining faithful flee Islamic State militants, archbishops from Baghdad, Mosul and Kirkuk said on Wednesday. War and sectarian conflict have shrunk Iraq's...
  • Poland asks: should a doctor serve God, or patients?

    Poland asks: should a doctor serve God, or patients?
    In April this year, a pregnant woman asked Professor Bogdan Chazan, director of Warsaw's Holy Family Hospital, for an abortion because her own physician had diagnosed her unborn child with grave health problems. Chazan sent the woman a letter saying he...
  • Diocesan newspaper wins national award, and other company news

    Diocesan newspaper wins award The A.D. Times, the newspaper of the Diocese of Allentown, has recently received a first place award in the Catholic Press Association's 2014 Catholic Press Awards. The first place award in the best news writing category...
  • New Vatican bank chief vows focus on `Catholic, ethical investments'

    VATICAN CITY The newly appointed head of the Vatican's bank, the Institute for Religious Works, pledged on Wednesday to focus on "Catholic, ethical investments," as part of plans to clean up the scandal-plagued institution. Over the decades, the...
  • Scottish bid to break up UK prompts dread among North Irish loyalists

    BELFAST (Reuters) - Horrified that Scotland might break up the United Kingdom by voting for independence this autumn, thousands of Northern Ireland loyalists are preparing to fight back using their favored 17th century battle regalia: drums, flutes,...