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  • Chaput speaks against some views voiced in recent Vatican synod

    Chaput speaks against some views voiced in recent Vatican synod
    PHILADELPHIA — Same-sex marriage and Holy Communion for divorced and remarried Catholics "can't be a reality in our lives," Philadelphia Archbishop Charles J. Chaput told a gathering of conservative Catholics this week. His remarks seemed to...
  • Coach's stitchwork got Allen High School field hockey team to playoffs

    The late summer ruling that kept boys from playing field hockey, most painfully on teams with playoff aspirations, hit Allen as hard as any. The Canaries' success in developing male goalkeepers and forwards over the years is common knowledge. Weeks...
  • After snapping four-game losing streak, Dieruff is looking for a strong finish and playoff berth

    After snapping four-game losing streak, Dieruff is looking for a strong finish and playoff berth
    The road to respectability often comes with some potholes. That's what Dieruff has encountered this season. Having gone 5-5 in 2013 after posting just one win over the previous four seasons, the Huskies had high hopes entering this season. However,...
  • Incoming archbishop eschews mansion, will live at Holy Name Cathedral

    Incoming archbishop eschews mansion, will live at Holy Name Cathedral
    Taking a page from the pope's playbook, incoming Chicago Archbishop Blase Cupich will forgo the historic Gold Coast mansion that has housed the city's archbishops for more than a century, opting for more modest digs inside the rectory of Holy Name...
  • Navigating an interfaith wedding

    Navigating an interfaith wedding
    Faith plays an important role in many people's lives, perhaps even more so when it comes time to celebrate a wedding. However, couples who do not share the same faith may have to make some compromises. Although romantic feelings may transcend faith,...
  • Rev. Robert Botthof, ex-Fenwick High principal, dies

    The Rev. Robert Botthof took an unusual path to becoming a Catholic priest, joining the Dominicans order as a member of the Order of Preachers when he was in his late 50s, after the death of his wife of 23 years. He was a longtime public school teacher...
  • Medical pot, Catholic, and Falconer: Letters

    Medical pot, Catholic, and Falconer: Letters
    Puzzled by medical pot I am puzzled. Tamoxifen, a cancer-fighting drug, is extracted from the bark of the yew tree. It is sold by prescription in pharmacies. Morphine and codeine, used to control pain and coughing, are extracted from poppy pods. These...
  • Signs of change on LGBT issues in the Catholic Church

    To the editor: Lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender Catholics are deeply disappointed that the final summary of the synod on the family at the Vatican omitted the welcoming and respectful language that received such widespread media attention when the...
  • Tuesday's 11:55 p.m. UPDATE: Multi-sport high school polls, results

    Football VA. INDEPENDENT SCHOOLS ATHLETIC ASSOCIATION POLL Division I Team    Rec    Rate    Prv 1. Benedictine    6-2    11.75    1 2. Bishop Ireton    6-2    10.63    2 3. Norfolk Academy    6-2    9.13    T3 4. Liberty Christian Ac.    4-2    9.00   ...
  • Easton High football team climbs in 4A state rankings

    Easton High football team climbs in 4A state rankings
    The last remaining undefeated team from the EPC South Division has moved up in the latest Pennlive.com Class 4A football state rankings. Easton (8-0 overall, 6-0 South) moved from No. 10 to No. 8 in this week's poll after whipping Liberty last week. The...
  • Becahi football standout Freddie Simmons says he'll be a Scarlet Knight

    Becahi football standout Freddie Simmons says he'll be a Scarlet Knight
    Bethlehem Catholic standout Freddie Simmons originally planned to wait until after the high school football season to make his college decision. But the speedy wide receiver grew so comfortable with the idea of continuing his career at Rutgers that he...