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  • Group opposed to pedophile priests celebrates 25 years

    Group opposed to pedophile priests celebrates 25 years
    A group that has been a thorn in the side of the Catholic church for 25 years is expanding its crusade against pedophile priests to other religious leadersĀ  accused of sexual abuse. Survivors Network of those Abused by Priests (SNAP) celebrates its 25th...
  • Florida Travel Tips & Deals

    Florida Travel Tips & Deals
    Check this list often as new tips, events and deals around Florida come in: Spa package inspired in the Everglades Inspired in the Florida Everglades the aLaya Spa experience at the Bonaventure Resort & Spa offers organic treatments from OSEA, a...
  • Celebrating 40 years of Episcopal women priests

    On a recent Saturday at North Philadelphia, Pa.'s, landmark Episcopal Church of the Advocate, worshipper gathered in a jubilant, crowded service to mark the 40th anniversary of the ordination of women as priests. It is not too fanciful to imagine that the...
  • Baseball | Nazareth falls to Joliet Catholic in summer state tourney

    Baseball | Nazareth falls to Joliet Catholic in summer state tourney
    Nazareth Academy held its three Phil Lawler Classic opponents to three, two and three runs in last week's summer state baseball tournament. The Roadrunners' stingy ways earned them a spot in the championship game, where Joliet Catholic Academy was...
  • Baseball | Prospect reaches semifinals in state tourney

    Baseball | Prospect reaches semifinals in state tourney
    Last week began with Prospect High School playing one of its worst baseball games at an inopportune time. The Knights went on to not only avenge last Monday's loss to St. Laurence but prove they can go toe-to-toe with the state's top teams. Thanks...
  • Runner's World Half Marathon unveils faster Bethlehem course

    Runners taking part in the 2014 Runner's World Half Marathon on Oct. 19 will feel something they hadn't felt in the previous two years of the Rodale publication's signature race: speed. During a media conference on Tuesday at SteelStacks in Bethlehem,...
  • Catholic marriages decline but Catholic numbers increase

    Catholic marriages decline but Catholic numbers increase
    The number of Catholics in America has been steadily growing in recent years to 76.7 million in 2012. But the number of Catholic marriages has been steadily declining since the 1970s. Emma Green writes about the conflicting trends in her story for The...
  • Gleeson and McDonagh take on the sins of the Irish church in 'Calvary'

    Brendan Gleeson had just finished another movie and showed up, "exhausted," to dona cassock to play an Irish Catholic priest in "Calvary." He'd done his homework, as always. And he'd be working with his pal, playwright turned writer-director John...
  • Archdiocese should focus on suffering kids in Baltimore [Letter]

    Archdiocese should focus on suffering kids in Baltimore [Letter]
    It is heartening to hear Archbishop William E. Lori express so much concern for the mostly Catholic children arriving illegally by the tens of thousands from across our borders ("O'Malley seeks to house immigrant children in foster homes, not large...
  • Baltimore County Council candidate backs plan to house immigrant children in Timonium

    Baltimore County Council candidate backs plan to house immigrant children in Timonium
    A candidate for Baltimore County Council says she supports plans to bring 50 immigrant children to a Catholic Charities facility in Timonium. Democrat Laurie Taylor-Mitchell, who is running to represent the district that covers northern Baltimore...
  • US report says religious freedom in Cuba is bad but getting better

    Cuban government restrictions on religion remain severe although they have been eased on several fronts over the past year, according to the U.S. State Department's annual report on freedom of religion around the world. "In China, Cuba, Tajikistan,...