| Dec 12, 2014
| 3:26 AM
British Prime Minister David Cameron left Northern Ireland on Friday without a deal he hoped would end months of political deadlock over financial and cultural disputes in the province.
The nationalist Sinn Fein party branded efforts by Britain and...
| 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...
| 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...
| 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...
| 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...
| Jul 31, 2014
| 7:42 AM
Buy your own
In response to "WAR ON WOMEN," I couldn't stop laughing, war on women. That is what you call it so you don't have to take responsibility for your sex life. You want me to pay for all of you who hop into bed with every low life out there. I...
| 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...