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  • East Catholic partners with Notre Dame for 'Play Like a Champion' program

    East Catholic partners with Notre Dame for 'Play Like a Champion' program
    Submitted by East Catholic High School East Catholic High School is proud to announce a partnership with the University of Notre Dame that aims to enhance the culture of high school sports with its "Play Like a Champion Today Program." This character...
  • Nazareth claims pair of hoops titles at SportsFest

    Nazareth claims pair of hoops titles at SportsFest
    The new alignment in the Eastern Pennsylvania Conference places Nazareth in a challenging "suburban" division for both girls and boys basketball. The Blue Eagles will be competing twice-per-season against Central Catholic, Emmaus, Parkland, Whitehall...
  • John J. Ray, BGE administrator

    John J. Ray, BGE administrator
    John J. Ray, a retired Baltimore Gas and Electric Co. administrator of quality assurance who was a founding member of St. Thomas More Roman Catholic Church in Northeast Baltimore, died July 12 of acute myeloid leukemia at his Parkville home. He was 82....
  • Allentown church hosting day of prayer for Mideast's persecuted Christians

    An Allentown church will be one of many around the world where the faithful will join in prayers on Friday for Christians in the Mideast, who are facing dire persecution under the advance of Islamist radicals. The Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS),...
  • Exploitation awaits migrant children on Mexico's southern edge

    Exploitation awaits migrant children on Mexico's southern edge
    They are called canguritos, little kangaroos, because of the plastic trays of candy, cigarettes and other goods strapped across their bellies. There is Juan Gonzalez, 10, selling gum for pennies. There are Humberto Vazquez, 11, and Wilmer Hernandez, 13,...
  • Maria Casas Ruiz: Doctor treated poor in Cuba, Orlando

    Maria Casas Ruiz: Doctor treated poor in Cuba, Orlando
    As a young doctor in Cuba, Maria Rosario Casas Ruiz had a heart for the poor. She launched her own medical clinic out of a rental home and, along with her husband — a fellow physician — treated some of the poorest in a community outside...
  • Gay church music director sings the wedding bell blues

     Gay church music director sings the wedding bell blues
    Someday, perhaps, I hope, the Catholic Church will be cool with gay marriage — not cool to the point of consecrating same-sex unions but cool to the point of looking the other way with the same well-what-are-you-gonna-do? shrug with which church...
  • 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...
  • Catholic Diocese pitches 900-home community in rural pocket of Seminole County

    Catholic Diocese pitches 900-home community in rural pocket of Seminole County
    From her backyard, Beverly Myers has a good view of one of the largest tracts of undeveloped land in Seminole County's core urban area. Hundreds of acres of woods and pastureland owned by the Catholic Diocese of Orlando wraps around the southeastern...
  • 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...
  • Celebrating 40 years of Episcopal women priests

    On a recent Saturday at North Philadelphia, Pa.'s, landmark Episcopal Church of the Advocate, worshipper gathered in a jubilant, crowded service to mark the 40th anniversary of the ordination of women as priests. It is not too fanciful to imagine that the...