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  • In starkly different tone, Vatican report says gays should be welcome

    Cardinals and bishops summoned by Pope Francis to the Vatican to discuss the modern family have said that homosexuals should be welcomed into the Roman Catholic Church and that heterosexual civil unions have “positive” aspects. Without...
  • To grow cheap marijuana, Italy calls in the army

    ROVIGO Italy (Reuters) - Italy legalized marijuana for medical use last year, but the high cost of buying legal pot in a pharmacy meant few people signed up. Now, the government has found a solution: get the army to grow it. Starting next year, a high-...
  • High School Football Ratings: Southington In Familiar Spot; Canton Enters Area Top 10

    High School Football Ratings: Southington In Familiar Spot; Canton Enters Area Top 10
    Canton and Shelton are responsible for the only movement in The Courant's weekly state and area high school football ratings. The Warriors, 5-0 and atop the Pequot Conference's Uncas Division, enter the area ratings tied at No. 10 after a comeback win...
  • Dallas health officials scramble to find hospital staff who treated Ebola patient

    WASHINGTON Health officials on Monday were scrambling to identify and monitor a large number of health care workers at a Dallas hospital who could be at risk of contracting Ebola after they cared for Thomas Eric Duncan in the hospital's isolation ward....
  • Minnesota archdiocese settle lawsuit on abuse of minors

    MINNEAPOLIS (Reuters) - A lawsuit that forced Roman Catholic officials in Minnesota to release decades of files on clergy accused of child sex abuse has been settled along with agreements on new child protection protocols, church officials and a victim'...
  • Vatican document hailed by gay rights groups, called 'betrayal' by others

    Vatican document hailed by gay rights groups, called 'betrayal' by others
    In a dramatic shift in tone, a Vatican document said on Monday that homosexuals had "gifts and qualities to offer" and asked if Catholicism could accept gays and recognize positive aspects of same-sex couples. Roman Catholic gay rights groups around...
  • Catholic 'Synod of Bishops' to discuss family issues [Commentary]

    Catholic 'Synod of Bishops' to discuss family issues [Commentary]
    Last Monday, the extraordinary Synod of Bishops to discuss the "Pastoral Challenges of the Family in the Context of Evangelization" began in Rome. The synod represents a key moment in the papacy of Pope Francis and in the life of the Roman Catholic...
  • Los Cabos, Mexico, starts to recover from Hurricane Odile

    Los Cabos, Mexico, starts to recover from Hurricane Odile
    Nancy Lacy looked out at the naked palm trees, the boulder-filled infinity pools and the concrete sea wall that once was and now wasn't. "Wow," she said quietly from the reception area at her Cabo San Lucas hotel. "It's all gone." Nearly one month...
  • Nurse with Ebola received help from a survivor, her priest says

    FORT WORTH, Texas The young nurse infected with Ebola in Dallas a Texas Christian University graduate with deep roots in Fort Worth received either a transfusion or an injection of blood serum from an Ebola patient who survived, a priest at her church...
  • Chicago, world react to Vatican's inclusive signs on gays, morals

    Chicago, world react to Vatican's inclusive signs on gays, morals
    Roman Catholics in Chicago and around the world hailed a preliminary report by an international assembly of bishops Monday as a new sign that Pope Francis is orchestrating a dramatic shift in tone concerning homosexuality and other moral issues. The 12-...
  • Joyce Carol Oates In New Haven; Benjamin Griffin At Twain House

    Joyce Carol Oates  In New Haven; Benjamin Griffin At Twain House
    Benjamin Griffin, associate editor for the Mark Twain Papers & Project at the University of California, Berkeley, will give a free talk on Wednesday, Oct. 8, at 5:30 p.m., following a 5 p.m. reception at The Mark Twain House & Museum, 51 Farmington Ave.,...