| Jan 26, 2015
St. Paul's Episcopal Church is stretching the dollar for a variety of programs to serve homeless and low-income people with help from a recent donation from the Daily Press-Ferguson Holiday Fund.
"Funds from the Holiday Fund are used to help support...
| Dec 19, 2014
| 2:32 PM
WASHINGTON — Sen. Marco Rubio of Florida, the Republican Party's point man on Cuba, seemed to be struggling to contain his fury as he responded to President Obama's move Wednesday to normalize relations with the Cold War foe.
| Nov 24, 2014
| 2:17 PM
Three Catholic priests and a teacher were arrested Monday in southern Spain's Granada region, suspected of child sex abuse in a scandal that has shaken this traditionally Catholic country.
The arrested priests were among 10 clergymen the Catholic Church...
| Nov 28, 2014
For some reason or another, the belfry of Central Moravian Church in Bethlehem has never been home to a Moravian star.
The multi-pointed ornaments are found everywhere else in the Christmas City, but none has ever hung in the most prominent spot of...
| Sep 22, 2014
| 7:39 AM
So where can that Glastonbury crown in Friday's debut of the new series "Glastonbury Mysteries" be found? Above the front door of town hall and part of the town seal.
The Glastonbury thorn, a legendary plant with roots in the Bible, has long graced...
| Sep 21, 2014
| 8:34 PM
Roman Catholics across the Chicago area flocked to their parishes Sunday, expressing hope that their next archbishop, Blase Cupich, will be an extension of Pope Francis by welcoming more voices on matters such as same-sex marriage and helping to heal...
| Aug 28, 2014
| 5:09 AM
GLASTONBURY — So exactly what is depicted on the new Historical Society of Glastonbury sign on the town green? The dozen images, painted by local artist Dave Magee, represent vital parts of the town's storied history.
Chicken and egg:
| Aug 28, 2014
| 11:36 AM
The Albin Polasek Museum & Sculpture Gardens has a nature theme running throughout its 2014-15 season — appropriate for a museum surrounded by natural beauty.
Exhibits focus on artistic patterns found in nature in a "botanical art" show, and on...
| Aug 28, 2014
| 12:56 PM
Upcoming exhibitions at the Charles Hosmer Morse Museum of American Art include a major new installation of late 19th- and early 20th-century windows; selections from a recent gift of American and European decorative art; and a display of 1905 wedding...
| Aug 12, 2014
| 2:41 PM
Although over the years the relationship between Israel and the United Nations has been somewhat rocky due to the Palestinian issue, 32 nations, including the United States, in late July sent a letter to a U.N. committee asking that the body recognize...
| Sep 19, 2014
| 7:52 AM
European Union and NATO officials expressed undisguised relief on Friday at Scotland's clear vote against independence from Britain, but some fretted that the genie of separatism may be out of the bottle in Europe.
EU partners had mostly kept quiet in...