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  • Mark Hall-Patton, expert on TV's 'Pawn Stars,' is the real deal

    Mark Hall-Patton, expert on TV's 'Pawn Stars,' is the real deal
    The gray-bearded man in the red shirt and wide-brimmed Amish hat wades into the crowd outside the Gold & Silver Pawn Shop, squinting into the noon-hour light. Suddenly, the fans are upon him. They know their quarry on a first-name basis. "Hi, Mark," a...
  • The nuns vs. the strip club, the Chicago Way

    The nuns vs. the strip club, the Chicago Way
    Catholic nuns in habits leading children in a march against a strip club in a historical Chicago Outfit town in the western suburbs? What could be better than this? "I think I'm going to have to pray for you with that attitude," said Sister Noemia...
  • Bethlehem Catholic's Lonardo commits to Lafayette

     
    Bethlehem Catholic defensive end Dante Lonardo has verbally committed to continue his football career at Lafayette College. The rising senior is listed at 6-foot-4 and 245 pounds. He chose Lafayette over Army, Cornell, Temple, and Villanova. He is...
  • Seeking open hearts and spare rooms

    Seeking open hearts and spare rooms
    Lutheran Immigration and Refugee Service, headquartered in Baltimore and celebrating its 75th anniversary with a gala tonight, has at least part of the solution to the problem of unaccompanied children crossing the U.S. border with Mexico — and it's...
  • In Mexico, Tamaulipas state residents rise up against cartel violence

    Arsonists torched four restaurants, bars and an auto dealership. A bomb threat evacuated a hospital. Bodies turned up, including a headless one at someone's door and a man snatched from the Wal-Mart store and dumped in a field. Gun battles raged within...
  • Sister Suzanne Zuercher, nun who specialized in psychology, 1931-2014

     Sister Suzanne Zuercher, nun who specialized in psychology, 1931-2014
    Sister Suzanne Zuercher lived for 63 years as a member of a monastic community of Benedictine sisters, but she was fully engaged with the world around her. "While she was very attuned to spiritual life, she was also in contact with an incredible...
  • Whose freedom are the bishops protecting? [Commentary]

    Whose freedom are the bishops protecting? [Commentary]
    The rallying cry "freedom to serve" will soon be heard in Baltimore as the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) and its Ad Hoc Committee for Religious Liberty launches its annual "Fortnight for Freedom" campaign tomorrow. If you think this...
  • High court grants injunction for Wheaton College in health care case

    High court grants injunction for Wheaton College in health care case
    The U.S. Supreme Court has granted Wheaton College a temporary stay in its fight against the federal health care law’s contraception mandate and will hear arguments Wednesday from lawyers representing the school and the White House about whether the...
  • Phoenix police announce arrest in slaying of priest, 28

    Phoenix police announce arrest in slaying of priest, 28
    A suspect has been arrested in the shooting death of a Phoenix priest, police announced Monday. The Phoenix Police Department, in a tweet in the name of Sgt. Steve Martos, the department spokesman, said an arrest had been made in the case and that...
  • Gulay U. Lannon, homemaker

    Gulay U. Lannon, homemaker
    Gulay U. Lannon, a homemaker who enjoyed playing the piano and singing, died June 7 of cancer at her daughter's Rodgers Forge home. She was 75. The former Gulay Ulular was born and raised in Samsun, Turkey, where she graduated from a French-American high...
  • Excommunication has limited use in modern world

    PITTSBURGH Excommunication literally means "out of the community" and signifies when someone has put himself or herself outside the religious community. Along with practices such as social shunning, it has been used by groups ranging from Orthodox Jews to...