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  • 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,...
  • Robert W. Awalt Sr., home builder

    Robert W. Awalt Sr., home builder
    Robert W. Awalt Sr., who built homes in West Baltimore and Howard County, died of kidney failure July 26 at his Annapolis home. He was 91. Born in Baltimore, he was the son of George W. Awalt, a home builder, and E. Grace Freeland, an artist and...
  • Report: Brendan Nosovitch leaving South Carolina football program

    Report: Brendan Nosovitch leaving South Carolina football program
    Former Central Catholic star quarterback Brendan Nosovitch will transfer from the South Carolina football program, according to a report by TheBigSpur.com, a website that covers Gamecock athletics. Nosovitch, a redshirt sophomore, was listed fourth at...
  • Let's agree to disagree on childless marriage

    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...
  • Homemade altar serves as powerful reminder for recovering alcoholic

    Homemade altar serves as powerful reminder for recovering alcoholic
    Father Augustine Puchner splashed holy water on a 99-cent store plate imprinted with an image of the Virgin Mary. The pastor sprinkled crucifixes, a kneeling cherub, stones with words like "faith" etched in them and a gold-colored cross attached to a...
  • Rosemary Mayer: Sister was a close friend in good, bad times

    Rosemary Mayer: Sister was a close friend in good, bad times
    When Sister Rosemary Mayer and Sister Rosemary Lorenzen met 27 years ago, they were fast friends. At the time, Mayer was already living in Orlando. She worked in the finance department at the BETA Center and was a member of the Good Shepherd Catholic...
  • San Pedro project illustrates a cause of limited housing affordability

    San Pedro project illustrates a cause of limited housing affordability
    At a groundbreaking ceremony in May, neighborhood activists and local government officials celebrated Ponte Vista, a development of 676 homes in San Pedro. A white-robed Roman Catholic priest thanked God for the "gift of Ponte Vista," a welcome addition...
  • Group opposed to pedophile priests celebrates 25 years

    Group opposed to pedophile priests celebrates 25 years
    A group that has been a thorn in the side of the Catholic church for 25 years is expanding its crusade against pedophile priests to other religious leadersĀ  accused of sexual abuse. Survivors Network of those Abused by Priests (SNAP) celebrates its 25th...
  • Newcomer Lehighton draws respect in Anthracite Football League poll

    Newcomer Lehighton draws respect in Anthracite Football League poll
    After 40 years of basically turning left and heading north on Route 209 on Friday nights, the Lehighton football program is literally heading in a different direction this fall. The 2014 season marks the Indians' first as a member of the Anthracite...
  • 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...
  • 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,...