| Dec 17, 2011
| 1:13 PM
Santa arrived from the North Pole to make a stop at St. Vincent de Paul Thrift Store at 1314 South Division in Grand Rapids on Saturday. There, children of all ages and backgrounds got to sit on his lap and share their Christmas wishes.
Santa, who is...
| Jan 11, 2012
| 6:03 PM
SAN DIEGO -- More homeless men and women than ever before showed up Wednesday for the sixth annual Project Homeless Connect in downtown San Diego, one of the organizers said.
Last year's total of 660 was surpassed by early afternoon. A total of 941...
| Oct 3, 2012
| 8:47 PM
SAN DIEGO -- Advocates for the homeless said Wednesday they're scrambling to come up with money for a facility where people who live on the streets in downtown San Diego can store their belongings.
Noor Kazmi, president of Girls Think Tank, a nonprofit...
| Apr 30, 2012
| 12:18 PM
CINCINNATI (AP) — At age 30 and single, Christa Dias wanted a baby and decided on artificial insemination. The results: a 14-month-old daughter she adores, a lost job and a federal discrimination lawsuit now moving forward that is being viewed as...
| May 1, 2012
| 3:36 PM
Betty L. Niederkofler, 88, formerly of Berkeley Springs, W.Va., and Hyattsville, Md., died Monday, April 30, 2012, at HeartFields Assisted Living Center in Fredericksburg, Va. The family will receive friends Saturday from 11 a.m. to noon at St. Vincent de...
| May 8, 2012
| 3:26 PM
Mary S. "Molly" Jameson, who established and directed two outreach programs at St. Vincent de Paul Roman Catholic Church in Baltimore, died Sunday of breast cancer at her Lutherville home. She was 81.
The daughter of a building contractor and an...
| May 14, 2012
| 6:45 PM
INDIANAPOLIS -- An Indiana diocese asked a federal court on Monday to reject a lawsuit by a former parochial schoolteacher who claims she was fired for violating Roman Catholic doctrine by using in vitro fertilization to try to get pregnant.
| May 15, 2012
| 8:50 AM
An Indiana diocese denying it discriminated against a teacher who claims she was fired for using in vitro fertilization, a practice that violates Roman Catholic doctrine.
Monday, the diocese of Saint Vincent de Paul School in Fort Wayne argued in court...
| May 19, 2012
| 3:36 PM
Harry Frederick Fischer, 79, of Hedgesville, W.Va., died Friday, May 18, 2012, at the Veterans Affairs Medical Center in Martinsburg, W.Va. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Friday at noon at St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church, Berkeley...
| Nov 3, 2012
| 1:08 PM
Last Sunday in Baltimore's St. Vincent de Paul Church, its longtime pastor, the Rev. Richard T. Lawrence, delivered a thoughtful and nuanced argument for support of the Question 6 ballot referendum.
This, of course, was news in Roman Catholic circles ...
| Nov 6, 2012
| 5:03 AM
VENTURA, Calif. (KTLA) -- Authorities are searching for nine valuable relics stolen from the San Buenaventura Mission Church in Ventura.
The theft was discovered on Sunday, when the church's baptistery was being prepared for a baptism, said Father Tom...