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  • Catholic Reform Group Find Promise In Pope Francis

    HARTFORD — If he had been asked two years ago what the Roman Catholic Church needed, Voice of the Faithful President Mark Mullaney would have replied: a pope in the mold of reformer John XXIII. "John opened the windows, opened the doors, opened...
  • Eugenie Anne 'Jane' Connall

    Eugenie Anne 'Jane' Connall
    Eugenie Anne "Jane" Connall, a longtime Howard County psychologist who was also an animal lover, died April 5 of breast cancer at her Columbia home. She was 58. "She was just incredible and very inspirational. Her death is a big loss for our community...
  • Pope asks forgiveness for 'evil' of child abuse by priests

    VATICAN CITY (Reuters) - Pope Francis made his first public plea for forgiveness on Friday for the "evil" committed by priests who molested children, using some of his strongest words yet on the Roman Catholic Church's sexual abuse crisis. The Argentine-...
  • Pope apologizes for child sex abuse by Catholic priests

    VATICAN CITY Pope Francis said Friday that he felt responsible for the child sexual abuse scandals that have rocked the Catholic Church, and issued an unprecedented apology. "I feel compelled to personally take on all the evil which some priests, quite a...
  • Pope Francis asks forgiveness for 'evil' priests who abused children

    Pope Francis asks forgiveness for 'evil' priests who abused children
    PopeĀ Francis made his first public plea for forgiveness on Friday for the "evil" committed by priests who molested children, using some of his strongest words yet on theĀ Roman Catholic Church's sexual abuse crisis. The Argentine-born pontiff said the...
  • Pope Francis asks forgiveness for priests who abused children

    Pope Francis asks forgiveness for priests who abused children
    Pope Francis on Friday asked for forgiveness for priests who molested children in some of his strongest words ever on the Roman Catholic Church's sexual abuse crisis. "I feel compelled to personally take on all the evil which some priests, quite a few in...
  • Venezuela's Maduro meets opposition as death toll from protests rises

    Venezuela's Maduro meets opposition as death toll from protests rises
    CARACAS (Reuters) - Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro cautioned opposition leaders to keep their expectations modest on Thursday as he hosted them for mediated talks intended to stem two months of deadly political unrest. Maduro has held similar...
  • East Stroudsburg High's Lanier hitting his stride

    When, as a fourth-grader, Demetrius Lanier arrived at Middle Smithfield Elementary he was one of the faster kids in his class. He, however, wasn't the fastest. That title belonged to his new classmate, Zeccheus "Zee" Roberson. "The first time we...
  • READER SUBMITTED: East Catholic Prepares Easter Packs Filled With School Supplies For Children In Hartford

    Through a generous grant provided by the Greater Hartford Jaycee Foundation, East Catholic High School was able to prepare Easter packs filled with school supplies for students in Hartford. The agencies that will benefit from this generosity include...
  • Many faiths join to celebrate Earth Day

    Many faiths join to celebrate Earth Day
    A coalition of religious groups will gather in West Boca on Saturday on an ambitious mission: to save the Earth. The groups say they are taking small steps toward a sustainable and socially just planet, starting with a performance on Saturday of...
  • Gordon F. 'Mac' McNamara Sr.

    Gordon F. 'Mac' McNamara Sr.
    Gordon F. "Mac" McNamara Sr., the personable Budeke's paint salesman and manager who was known to legions of his Fells Point customers as "Broadway Mac," died Tuesday in his sleep at his Towson home. He was 85. Gordon Francis McNamara Sr. was born in...