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  • Today's war-torn Mideast is not yesterday's Europe

    In recent weeks, politicians and pundits have likened the Syrian and Iraqi civil wars to the Thirty Years' War and the other so-called religious wars that divided Europe in the late 16th and early 17th centuries. It's easy to see what gave rise to the...
  • Hundreds attend emotionally charged meeting on firing of church's gay music director

    Hundreds attend emotionally charged meeting on firing of church's gay music director
    In an emotionally charged meeting Wednesday, parishioners of Holy Family Catholic Church in northwest suburban Inverness voiced opinions over the firing of their longtime music director, who lost his job after announcing his engagement to his male partner...
  • Catholic land proposal, pot, and Bondi: Letters

    Catholic land proposal If the Catholic Diocese of Orlando truly considers itself "caretakers of God's creation" and its priorities are really "preservation and conservation of natural treasures such as Lake Howell, its wetland system, upland areas, open...
  • Chicago firefighters fight hiring preference for CPS grads

    Chicago firefighters fight hiring preference for CPS grads
    A group of Chicago firefighters has hired a lawyer in anticipation of a possible legal challenge to a city hiring policy that will give graduates of Chicago public high schools an advantage in an upcoming Fire Department exam. The firefighters say the...
  • Vatican social media guru: Catholics should give Internet 'a soul'

    Vatican social media guru: Catholics should give Internet 'a soul'
    The Pope’s social media expert said Wednesday that Catholics should be using social media to make the atmosphere online a positive place where people can deepen their relationships with one another. Monsignor Paul Tighe, the secretary to the...
  • Countdown to kickoff: EPC football schedule an adjustment for everyone

    Countdown to kickoff: EPC football schedule an adjustment for everyone
    The 2014 high school football season opens two weeks from Friday. Anyone used to the Lehigh Valley Conference will find the opening-week schedule odd. One byproduct that came with the formation of the new Eastern Pennsylvania Conference was the...
  • WHO OKs use of experimental drugs for Ebola patients in West Africa

    A World Health Organization panel advised Tuesday that it was ethical to use experimental, non-approved drugs to combat the Ebola virus in West Africa, and that five such treatments were being considered for “compassionate use.” “There...
  • Virginia Lucile LaneJanuary 4, 1919 - July 27, 2014

    Virginia L. Lane, 95,  passed quietly in Glendale, CA. Born in Chicago to Stanley and Lucile Kwiatt, she lived in California since she was 18, eventually settling in Glendale in 1970.  She was a faithful member of Incarnation Catholic Church. A mother,...
  • Religious rights and gay rights

    Last month, President Obama issued an executive order prohibiting federal contractors from discriminating on the basis of sexual orientation or gender identity. Equally notable is what the president didn't do: He refused to exempt religious organizations....
  • Alumni remember lifelong friendships made at shuttered Catholic school

    Alumni remember lifelong friendships made at shuttered Catholic school
    Decades ago, Bill Abernathy and his nine siblings attended Santa Maria del Popolo School in Mundelein. Paul Kasting and his seven siblings went there, too. It was only right then that they got their band, Silver Machine, together to bid a proper goodbye...
  • Pope Francis focuses on charity during ceremony in South Korea

    Pope Francis focuses on charity during ceremony in South Korea
    In the midst of a five-day visit to South Korea, Pope Francis continued to draw enthusiastic crowds Saturday, speaking on one of his favorite topics — charity — and also making an implicit statement on the hot-button issue of abortion....