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  • PRESEASON FOOTBALL POSTCARD: CENTRAL CATHOLIC

    3 TIDBITS ON THE VIKINGS 1. Their offense features more experience. After having at least one of the area's top offensive threats for five years, Central Catholic lacked a star playmaker last season. The Vikings still don't have a big-name skill...
  • Northwest Catholic Student Musicians To Play With National Ensembles

    Northwest Catholic Student Musicians To Play With National Ensembles
    WEST HARTFORD — Two trumpeters from Northwest Catholic High School have been selected to perform at the Grand Ole Opry in October. Senior Justin Drisdelle of Rocky Hill and sophomore Sarah Jessen of Winsted have been selected by the National...
  • State Department throws wet blanket on Ice Bucket Challenge

    U.S. State Department officials have put a damper on high-ranking officials who might be getting swept up in the Ice Bucket Challenge frenzy currently being tapped to raise money for ALS research. “High-ranking State Department officials are...
  • J. Paul Gahagan, disability analyst

    J. Paul Gahagan, disability analyst
    J. Paul Gahagan, a retired Social Security Administration disability analyst and an accomplished woodworker, died Sunday at College Manor Nursing Home in Lutherville of complications from an infection. He was 87. James Paul Gahagan — he never used...
  • State plans to boost Medicaid funding for contraception

     State plans to boost Medicaid funding for contraception
    Medicaid patients in Illinois could gain increased access to contraception under policy changes proposed Wednesday by the Department of Healthcare and Family Services. Health care providers would receive more money for providing vasectomies to men and...
  • Detroit cardinal who was closed many churches dies

    DETROIT Retired Detroit Catholic Cardinal Edmund Szoka, who led the Archdiocese of Detroit in the 1980s as it closed dozens of city churches and then was budget director and administrative governor of the Vatican City State under his personal friend...
  • 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...
  • 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,...
  • 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...
  • 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....