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  • Becahi duo combines to shoot 67 and win Wasser Cup

    They were opponents last year, and could be again this year, but Nick Maff and J.T. Barker consider themselves teammates first. On Friday, the Bethlehem Catholic duo paired to close the summer season by winning the Wasser Cup. Maff and Barker shot a 3-...
  • 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...
  • Church firing stirs up controversy over same-sex marriage

    Church firing stirs up controversy over same-sex marriage
    Angry, tearful parishioners stood in line at the crowded church, each taking a turn to beg church leaders to bring back their longtime music director, who was fired recently from northwest suburban Holy Family Catholic Church after announcing his...
  • Pope urges Korean reconciliation, reaches out to China

    Pope urges Korean reconciliation, reaches out to China
    Pope Francis on Monday called for peace and reconciliation on the divided Korean peninsula and sent a further message of goodwill to China, wrapping-up a five day trip to South Korea and the first papal visit to Asia in 15 years. Before a Mass on Monday...
  • 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...
  • Pope's South Korea visit highlights Vatican's growing focus on Asia

    Pope Francis arrived in South Korea on Thursday on his first visit to Asia as pontiff, a sign of the growing importance the church is placing on the continent, where Roman Catholics are a small but growing minority. Before the pope’s departure...
  • Pope says legitimate for world to stop Islamist aggression in Iraq

    Journalist Foley's parents, after call with pope, call for prayer and action
    ROME (Reuters) - The parents of James Foley, the American journalist killed by Islamic State militants in Iraq, on Friday called for prayer and support to free the remaining captives held by Islamic State fighters. "We do pray, we beg the international...
  • Pope Francis may visit three U.S. cities next year

    Pope Francis confirmed Monday that he’s considering plans to visit the United States, and may make the trip a multi-city tour of North America that could include a stop in Mexico. In a news conference aboard the papal plane as he was returning...
  • Atiyeh sues Easton over Hackett Park billboard dispute

    Atiyeh sues Easton over Hackett Park billboard dispute
    Call it the Battle of Easton in Abe Atiyeh's war to build billboards across the Lehigh Valley. The developer claims in a federal lawsuit that Easton and City Administrator Glenn Steckman violated his constitutional rights to free speech and equal...
  • Threat to kids, other innocents in Iraq spur Catholic debate on warfare

    "Never war! Never war!" Those were the words of Pope Francis very recently, marking the centennial of the outbreak of the cataclysmic First World War. "I think most of all about children, whose hopes for a dignified life, a future, are dashed." But...
  • 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...