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  • Parkland, Whitehall, Easton set to battle for EPC football division title

    Parkland, Whitehall, Easton set to battle for EPC football division title
    The inaugural Eastern Pennsylvania Conference football season arrives with plenty of change. The yet-to-be-named division featuring most of the former Lehigh Valley Conference programs projects to have a similar power structure to what was in place...
  • Jesus reached out to the powerless ones

    When I was attending Catholic grade school growing up, a common picture you would see in the classrooms was a picture of Jesus surrounded by children. Jesus was reaching out to touch one of them or he had his hand on one of their heads. The children...
  • Government issues new revision on birth control insurance mandate

    The Obama administration issued a new rule Friday aimed at winding down its years-long fight with religious groups over the requirement in its landmark healthcare law that companies provide insurance that covers contraceptives. The new rule will allow...
  • Feds revise rule on birth control mandate

    Feds revise rule on birth control mandate
    Under increasing legal and political pressure, the Obama administration issued a new rule Friday designed to ensure that female employees have access to birth control while accommodating religious employers that object to covering it through their...
  • Judge's religious beliefs shouldn't sway decisions

    Peggy Rowe-Linn wants to be a circuit judge in Palm Beach County. She also wants to change the Florida Constitution to undo Roe vs. Wade and ban embryonic stem cell research. Rowe-Linn, who is running in the Aug. 26 election, created a stir by signing...
  • Oklahoma Catholic bishop drops suit over planned 'black mass'

    OKLAHOMA CITY (Reuters) - The Catholic Archdiocese of Oklahoma on Thursday dropped a lawsuit filed a day earlier against a Satanic church after it turned over to a Catholic priest a consecrated host, or communion wafer, Satanists planned to use in a...
  • High school football 2014: Inside the EPC South Division

    FIVE PLAYERS TO WATCH Jarey Elder WR-DB, Parkland A leg injury kept the senior sidelined for the first month last season, but he still caught 21 passes for 261 yards. He also had 42 tackles and two interceptions as a defensive back. The Trojans will...
  • State Department throws wet blanket on Ice Bucket Challenge

    U.S. State Department officials have put a damper on high-ranking officials who might be getting swept up in the Ice Bucket Challenge frenzy currently being tapped to raise money for ALS research. “High-ranking State Department officials are...
  • Orange commissioners reject planned mosque in contentious hearing

    Orange commissioners reject planned mosque in contentious hearing
    Plans for a mosque to serve the Dr. Phillips area's Muslim population were scuttled Tuesday after a contentious hearing before the Orange County Commission. Commissioners unanimously rejected a zoning request following three hours of public debate. If...
  • J. Paul Gahagan, disability analyst

    J. Paul Gahagan, disability analyst
    J. Paul Gahagan, a retired Social Security Administration disability analyst and an accomplished woodworker, died Sunday at College Manor Nursing Home in Lutherville of complications from an infection. He was 87. James Paul Gahagan — he never used...
  • Threat to kids, other innocents in Iraq spur Catholic debate on warfare

    "Never war! Never war!" Those were the words of Pope Francis very recently, marking the centennial of the outbreak of the cataclysmic First World War. "I think most of all about children, whose hopes for a dignified life, a future, are dashed." But...