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  • Runner's World Half Marathon unveils faster Bethlehem course

    Runners taking part in the 2014 Runner's World Half Marathon on Oct. 19 will feel something they hadn't felt in the previous two years of the Rodale publication's signature race: speed. During a media conference on Tuesday at SteelStacks in Bethlehem,...
  • Gleeson and McDonagh take on the sins of the Irish church in 'Calvary'

    Brendan Gleeson had just finished another movie and showed up, "exhausted," to dona cassock to play an Irish Catholic priest in "Calvary." He'd done his homework, as always. And he'd be working with his pal, playwright turned writer-director John...
  • Archdiocese should focus on suffering kids in Baltimore [Letter]

    Archdiocese should focus on suffering kids in Baltimore [Letter]
    It is heartening to hear Archbishop William E. Lori express so much concern for the mostly Catholic children arriving illegally by the tens of thousands from across our borders ("O'Malley seeks to house immigrant children in foster homes, not large...
  • Baltimore County Council candidate backs plan to house immigrant children in Timonium

    Baltimore County Council candidate backs plan to house immigrant children in Timonium
    A candidate for Baltimore County Council says she supports plans to bring 50 immigrant children to a Catholic Charities facility in Timonium. Democrat Laurie Taylor-Mitchell, who is running to represent the district that covers northern Baltimore...
  • US report says religious freedom in Cuba is bad but getting better

    Cuban government restrictions on religion remain severe although they have been eased on several fronts over the past year, according to the U.S. State Department's annual report on freedom of religion around the world. "In China, Cuba, Tajikistan,...
  • Chicago's first cardinal not afraid to lead in city -- and the world

    Chicago's first cardinal not afraid to lead in city -- and the world
    Seeing the red hat of Chicago's first Roman Catholic cardinal hanging from the ceiling of Holy Name Cathedral, the city's next archbishop might well say to himself: "That is a tough act to follow." George Mundelein put the heartland on the...
  • Manchester Resident To Spend Two Years As Campus Missionary

    Nate AuYeung is leaving his Manchester home to spend two years at the University of Virginia as a campus missionary for the Fellowship of Catholic University Students. AuYeung, 22, graduated from Manchester High School in 2010. But if you asked him...
  • Did Pope Francis really say 2% of Catholic clergy are pedophiles?

    Did Pope Francis really say 2% of Catholic clergy are pedophiles?
    An interview that credits Pope Francis as saying about 2% of Roman Catholic clerics are pedophiles stirred controversy Sunday, as the Vatican sought to raise questions about the article's accuracy and others called on the pope to take more action on the...
  • Helen Joanne Zivalich: Mother of large family was strict, loving

    Helen Joanne Zivalich: Mother of large family was strict, loving
    A devout Catholic proud of her Irish descent, Helen Joanne Watters Zivalich passed away July 16 at 85. Her children say she was strict, but loving A devout Catholic proud of her Irish descent, and the wife of a union organizer, Helen Joanne Watters...
  • Friday night Stellar basketball tournament schedule and scoreboard

     
    FRIDAY NIGHT'S BOYS VARSITY SCHEDULE 5 p.m. games Hershey 50, Wayne Hills 47 ... Dylan Painter 26. Emmaus 53, Warwick 35 ... David Kachelries 15. Central Catholic 57, Downingtown East 36 ... Ben Pratt 12. Notre Dame-GP 71, Penn Manor 24 ... Austin Gregg...
  • Eugene A. 'Mickey' Flinn, auto dealer

    Eugene A. 'Mickey' Flinn, auto dealer
    Eugene A. "Mickey" Flinn, who managed and owned Baltimore-area automobile dealerships, died Thursday of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease at Gilchrist Hospice Care in Towson. He was 88. The son of Edmund Lamont Flinn, an electrician, and Agnes...