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  • Orange commissioners reject planned mosque in contentious hearing

    Orange commissioners reject planned mosque in contentious hearing
    Plans for a mosque to serve the Dr. Phillips area's Muslim population were scuttled Tuesday after a contentious hearing before the Orange County Commission. Commissioners unanimously rejected a zoning request following three hours of public debate. If...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Oklahoma Catholic bishop drops suit over planned 'black mass'

    OKLAHOMA CITY (Reuters) - The Catholic Archdiocese of Oklahoma on Thursday dropped a lawsuit filed a day earlier against a Satanic church after it turned over to a Catholic priest a consecrated host, or communion wafer, Satanists planned to use in a...
  • 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...