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  • Friday's 11/7 local schedule (updated Thursday PM)

    COLLEGES Men’s basketball Penn State Greater Allegheny Tipoff (in McKeesport, Pa.): Apprentice vs. Pitt-Titusville, 4 Kent State-Tuscarawas at Penn State Greater Allegheny, 8 Exhibition: California (Pa.) at VCU, 7 Women’s volleyball Delaware...
  • District 11 football stat leaders and tidbits to get you set for the playoffs

    District 11 football stat leaders and tidbits to get you set for the playoffs
    We appreciate the efforts of District 11 statistician Duke Helm who keeps crunching the numbers and letting us know about the records being shattered all across the district. No record set was more impressive than the all-time Stroudsburg rushing mark...
  • Peninsula Catholic cross country teams have shot at triple crowns

    The Peninsula Catholic boys and girls cross country teams have the opportunity to capture triple crowns in the Virginia Independent Schools championships Friday in Orange. The Knights’ teams already have won the Virginia State Catholic and...
  • Three Spanish priests held on suspicion of sex abuse, others suspended

    Three Catholic priests and a teacher were arrested Monday in southern Spain's Granada region, suspected of child sex abuse in a scandal that has shaken this traditionally Catholic country. The arrested priests were among 10 clergymen the Catholic Church...
  • Jonathan Eig on 'The Birth of the Pill'

    Jonathan Eig on 'The Birth of the Pill'
    Of all the inventions of the 20th century, the birth control pill arguably had the most profound effect on the everyday lives of human beings. By making widely available a convenient and effective form of contraception, the pill gave women control over...
  • Paul Greenberg: One picture said it all

    It takes strength, patience, endurance, maybe a whole day or even more than one, to clear out a house. To be more specific, a house where someone you know has died. Someone close to you. An aged friend or relative, say, or even a father or mother after...
  • 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...