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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-...
  • 'Calvary' could mark a signature role in Brendan Gleeson's career

    'Calvary' could mark a signature role in Brendan Gleeson's career
    His characters have flung swords, absolved sins and robbed homes in the pitch of night. They have been bearded and shaven, light on their feet, weighted with doubt. They have yearned for and granted wisdom and have traded on a smile that has the pull of a...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Gay church music director sings the wedding bell blues

     Gay church music director sings the wedding bell blues
    Someday, perhaps, I hope, the Catholic Church will be cool with gay marriage — not cool to the point of consecrating same-sex unions but cool to the point of looking the other way with the same well-what-are-you-gonna-do? shrug with which church...
  • The God Squad: Is it the duty of people to have children?

    Q: What's your opinion about recent statements by Pope Francis imploring married couples to have children or they will be bitter and lonely in old age? I found his comments hurtful and offensive to the many married Catholic couples who struggle with...
  • Exploitation awaits migrant children on Mexico's southern edge

    Exploitation awaits migrant children on Mexico's southern edge
    They are called canguritos, little kangaroos, because of the plastic trays of candy, cigarettes and other goods strapped across their bellies. There is Juan Gonzalez, 10, selling gum for pennies. There are Humberto Vazquez, 11, and Wilmer Hernandez, 13,...
  • Catholic Diocese pitches 900-home community in rural pocket of Seminole County

    Catholic Diocese pitches 900-home community in rural pocket of Seminole County
    From her backyard, Beverly Myers has a good view of one of the largest tracts of undeveloped land in Seminole County's core urban area. Hundreds of acres of woods and pastureland owned by the Catholic Diocese of Orlando wraps around the southeastern...
  • Matthew T. Kellermann, systems analyst

    Matthew T. Kellermann, systems analyst
    Matthew T. Kellermann, a computer systems analyst and lifelong baseball fan, died Aug. 1 of a heart attack at his Ellicott City home. He was 53. The son of John L. "Jack" Kellermann, an American Telephone & Telegraph worker, and Ruth Bopp Kellermann,...
  • Chicago photos of Martin Luther King Jr. in Smithsonian

    Chicago photos of Martin Luther King Jr. in Smithsonian
    He was a young priest with a camera when the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. came to Chicago in the 1960s, but now his images of racial tumult and civil rights marches are housed in the Smithsonian. Bernard Kleina, an amateur photographer at the time,...
  • For some traditional Catholics, the Latin Mass thrives

    ST. LOUIS When Pope Francis was elected, he appeared to the crowd in St. Peter's Square without the short, red velvet cape known as a mozzetta. Some Roman Catholics immediately cried foul, worried that the pope's decision to forgo the more formal wear...