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  • Chaput speaks against some views voiced in recent Vatican synod

    Chaput speaks against some views voiced in recent Vatican synod
    PHILADELPHIA — Same-sex marriage and Holy Communion for divorced and remarried Catholics "can't be a reality in our lives," Philadelphia Archbishop Charles J. Chaput told a gathering of conservative Catholics this week. His remarks seemed to...
  • High School Football Week 7: Five Games To Watch

    High School Football Week 7: Five Games To Watch
    The Courant's high school football games to watch for Week 7: FRIDAY Bristol Eastern (4-2) at Windsor (6-0), 7 p.m. Why it's big: CCC Division II West matchup with Bristol Eastern looking for a signature victory and Windsor seeking to continue to...
  • Platt's Tyzhan Leatherwood Better Than Ever, Says Coach

    Platt's Tyzhan Leatherwood Better Than Ever, Says Coach
    Platt-Meriden coach Jason Bruenn says Tyzhan Leatherwood is a better running back than last season, when he rushed for 1,836 yards. "He has become a smarter runner because last year our line opened up ridiculous, big holes, and he thought every run was...
  • Week 9 football: Five can't-miss games

    Week 9 football: Five can't-miss games
    No. 3 Loyola at Mount Carmel When: 7:15 p.m. Friday, Gately Stadium Records: Loyola 7-1, Mount Carmel 4-4 On the offensive: Lost in the surprise of Mount Carmel's difficult season has been the emergence of junior running back Anthony Ries, who is...
  • Rev. Robert Botthof, ex-Fenwick High principal, dies

    The Rev. Robert Botthof took an unusual path to becoming a Catholic priest, joining the Dominicans order as a member of the Order of Preachers when he was in his late 50s, after the death of his wife of 23 years. He was a longtime public school teacher...
  • Navigating an interfaith wedding

    Navigating an interfaith wedding
    Faith plays an important role in many people's lives, perhaps even more so when it comes time to celebrate a wedding. However, couples who do not share the same faith may have to make some compromises. Although romantic feelings may transcend faith,...
  • District 11 football tidbits, single-game and seasonal stat leaders through Week 8

    District 11 football tidbits, single-game and seasonal stat leaders through Week 8
    Statistician Duke Helm has released another set of tidbits on the 2014 District 11 football season and also has an updated list of this year's top single-season performances and seasonal leaders in rushing, passing, receiving and scoring. First Duke's...
  • In fundraising pitch, George says Catholic schools in his will

    In fundraising pitch, George says Catholic schools in his will
    Cardinal Francis George has announced that he has written Chicago's Roman Catholic schools into his will. "While waiting for the Pope's appointment of the ninth Archbishop of Chicago, Archbishop Blase Cupich, I reflected often on our Church in Chicago...
  • Gay community under attack in Liberia over Ebola outbreak

    DAKAR/NEW YORK (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Leroy Ponpon doesn't know whether to lock himself in his flat in Monrovia because of the deadly Ebola virus, or because he is gay. Christian churches' recent linking of the two have made life hell for him...
  • Mexico's human rights chief faces charges he's inept, cares little

    MEXICO CITY As Mexico's national human rights ombudsman, Raul Plascencia Villanueva oversees a sizable corps of investigators who look into the atrocities and massacres that commonly put the country in the headlines. The job has made Plascencia a raft of...
  • Medical pot, Catholic, and Falconer: Letters

    Medical pot, Catholic, and Falconer: Letters
    Puzzled by medical pot I am puzzled. Tamoxifen, a cancer-fighting drug, is extracted from the bark of the yew tree. It is sold by prescription in pharmacies. Morphine and codeine, used to control pain and coughing, are extracted from poppy pods. These...