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  • Vatican social media guru: Catholics should give Internet 'a soul'

    Vatican social media guru: Catholics should give Internet 'a soul'
    The Pope’s social media expert said Wednesday that Catholics should be using social media to make the atmosphere online a positive place where people can deepen their relationships with one another. Monsignor Paul Tighe, the secretary to the...
  • 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...
  • Catholics await apology to gays

    I am a member of Holy Family Parish in Inverness; I serve humbly in a ministerial and voluntary role. The unfairness and brutality of this recent decision to fire our choir director rests squarely at the doorstep of the Catholic hierarchy. Hundreds of...
  • WHO OKs use of experimental drugs for Ebola patients in West Africa

    A World Health Organization panel advised Tuesday that it was ethical to use experimental, non-approved drugs to combat the Ebola virus in West Africa, and that five such treatments were being considered for “compassionate use.” “There...
  • Virginia Lucile LaneJanuary 4, 1919 - July 27, 2014

    Virginia L. Lane, 95,  passed quietly in Glendale, CA. Born in Chicago to Stanley and Lucile Kwiatt, she lived in California since she was 18, eventually settling in Glendale in 1970.  She was a faithful member of Incarnation Catholic Church. A mother,...
  • 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...
  • Religious rights and gay rights

    Last month, President Obama issued an executive order prohibiting federal contractors from discriminating on the basis of sexual orientation or gender identity. Equally notable is what the president didn't do: He refused to exempt religious organizations....
  • Alumni remember lifelong friendships made at shuttered Catholic school

    Alumni remember lifelong friendships made at shuttered Catholic school
    Decades ago, Bill Abernathy and his nine siblings attended Santa Maria del Popolo School in Mundelein. Paul Kasting and his seven siblings went there, too. It was only right then that they got their band, Silver Machine, together to bid a proper goodbye...
  • Iraqi Christians in San Diego County fear U.S. airstrikes are too late

    Iraqi Christians in San Diego County fear U.S. airstrikes are too late
    EL CAJON, Calif. — One of the biblical readings at the Sunday Mass at Our Mother of Perpetual Help Syriac Catholic Church here contained a passage from Ephesians, complete with the warning "do not leave room for the devil." The passage had a...
  • 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,...
  • Services for Bill Paulik have been announced

     
    Here's Bill Paulik's obituary, which was printed in Sunday's Morning Call: William J. Paulik, 83, of Salisbury Twp., passed away July 18th, 2014 at St. Luke's Hospital, Allentown. He was the husband of JoAnne (Rapp) Paulik for the past 55 years. Born in...