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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Saint Mary's Hospital To Be Acquired By Tenet Healthcare

    Saint Mary's Hospital To Be Acquired By Tenet Healthcare
    A Texas-based hospital chain that is buying four Connecticut hospitals said in a surprise announcement Tuesday it will add a fifth to its roster: Saint Mary's in Waterbury. Connecticut's legislature this year passed a bill allowing for-profit hospitals...
  • 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,...
  • 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...
  • Eugene A. 'Mickey' Flinn, auto dealer

    Eugene A. 'Mickey' Flinn, auto dealer
    Eugene A. "Mickey" Flinn, who managed and owned Baltimore-area automobile dealerships, died Thursday of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease at Gilchrist Hospice Care in Towson. He was 88. The son of Edmund Lamont Flinn, an electrician, and Agnes...
  • Patricia Wright

    Patricia Wright
    Patricia Wright, a retired college librarian and music aficionado, died of a pulmonary embolism Friday at Greater Baltimore Medical Center. The Towson resident was 79. Born Patricia Smith in Thayer, Mo., she was the daughter of Dr. Elmer O. Smith, a...
  • Pope meets with abuse victims, apologizes for church coverups

    VATICAN CITY Pope Francis met privately with a small group of victims of pedophile priests Monday and apologized for the way the Catholic Church covered up child sex abuse perpetuated by clergy members. "Before God and his people, I express my sorrow for...
  • Pope begs forgiveness for 'sacrilegious cult' of Church sexual abuse

    VATICAN CITY (Reuters) - Pope Francis told victims of sexual abuse by Roman Catholic clerics the Church should "weep and make reparation" for crimes he said had taken on the dimensions of a sacrilegious cult. "For some time now I have felt in my heart...
  • Pope apologizes for Church's sexual abuse, calls it 'sacrilegious cult'

    Pope apologizes for Church's sexual abuse, calls it 'sacrilegious cult'
    Pope Francis told victims of sexual abuse by Roman Catholic clerics the Church should "weep and make reparation" for crimes he said had taken on the dimensions of a sacrilegious cult. "For some time now I have felt in my heart deep pain and suffering,"...
  • Jailed mobsters given communion after 'excommunication': priest

    Jailed mobsters given communion after 'excommunication': priest
    A Roman Catholic priest said he was continuing to give Holy Communion to mafia bosses at a high-security prison in Italy, even after Pope Francis said members of organized crime groups were "excommunicated." During a trip to one of Italy's most mafia-...