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  • Learn your loved one's end-of-life wishes while you can

    It's the most serious of responsibilities to be bestowed upon you: the power to make medical decisions for your loved one in case he or she can't. It's called being a health care proxy, and it means you can make decisions and take actions that your...
  • Catholic bishops reject gays and divorced people

    Catholic bishops reject gays and divorced people
    The Catholic Church has chosen to keep its doors closed to gays and divorced people. The Catholic Bishops voted 118-62 against a proposal that said  “men and women with homosexual tendencies should be welcomed with respect and delicacy”...
  • SCBL sets the stage for the coming high school basketball season

    SCBL sets the stage for the coming high school basketball season
    There was a chill in the air on Sunday, a harbinger of winter. With winter comes the high school basketball season, and for the middle school and high school kids inside the Swain School, the season can't get here soon enough. To get ready, more...
  • Catholics and gays, Hitt and Ebola: Letters

    Catholics and gays, Hitt and Ebola: Letters
    Catholics welcome gays I am happy to hear the Catholic Church is facing reality and acknowledging the existence, within society — and, presumably, within the clergy itself — of halfway-decent gay people ("Vatican moves to welcome gays,"...
  • Stroudsburg football team beats Becahi, takes control of EPC North race

    Stroudsburg football team beats Becahi, takes control of EPC North race
    Stroudsburg coach Jim Miller believed his team needed to play a near-perfect game to beat Bethlehem Catholic. The Mounties fell short of a flawless evening Saturday. They still wound up on the right side of the mistakes equation. Stroudsburg generated...
  • Catholic leaders at synod backtrack on welcoming gays to the church

    A gathering of bishops and cardinals at the Vatican on Saturday backtracked on an interim document released early last week that showed greater openness to homosexuals, suggesting that Pope Francis’ effort to move toward a more inclusive Roman...
  • Pope: Catholic Church should not fear change

    Pope: Catholic Church should not fear change
    Pope Francis has closed an assembly of Catholic bishops that revealed deep divisions on how to respond to homosexuality and divorce, saying Sunday the Church should not be afraid of change and new challenges. Francis, who has said he wants a more...
  • Catholic bishops drop moves to accept gays

    Catholic bishops drop moves to accept gays
    Roman Catholic bishops on Saturday reversed a historic acceptance of gays, dropping parts of a controversial document that had talked more positively of homosexuals than ever before in Church history. The document, issued at the end of a two-week...
  • EPC South Division football standings through Week 8

    EPC South Division football standings through Week 8
    The first EPC South Division football title is now Easton's to lose. With Freedom falling to Parkland on Friday and Easton routing Liberty, the Red Rovers have a one-game edge on the Patriots with two games left in the regular season. Easton hosts...
  • Religion: Boutique Choices In Religious Marketplace

    Religion: Boutique Choices In Religious Marketplace
    Remember the suburban shopping mall? Supposedly it's dying in the United States. Almost no new malls are being built, companies that specialize in malls have declared bankruptcy and — worst of all, if you grew up in 1980s shopping-mall culture...
  • Rome mayor recognizes gay marriages, riles minister, bishops

    ROME (Reuters) - Rome's center-left mayor on Saturday recognized the validity of 16 gay marriages performed outside Italy, the first such ceremony in the capital, sparking an angry reaction from the interior minister and the country's Roman Catholic...