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  • Pope on contraception: Good Catholics don't have to breed 'like bunnies'

    Pope Francis is firmly upholding church teaching banning contraception, but said Monday that Catholics don't have to breed "like rabbits" and should instead practice "responsible parenting." Speaking to reporters en route home from the Philippines,...
  • Men and women want egalitarian relationships

    Men and women want egalitarian relationships
    When asked how they'd like to balance future work and family responsibilities, most young men and women in the U.S. say they want an equal division of labor, according to a new study. Signaling a further shift away from traditional gender roles, the...
  • Gov. Tom Wolf's inaugural address

    The text of Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf's inaugural address, as prepared for delivery Tuesday: ___ Chief Justice Saylor; Governor Corbett; Governor Rendell; Lieutenant Governor Stack; Speaker Turzai; President Scarnati; Leader Dermody; Leader Costa;...
  • Rauner order aims to improve minorities' opportunities

     Rauner order aims to improve minorities' opportunities
    Gov. Bruce Rauner marked Martin Luther King Jr. Day by signing an executive order requiring labor unions and companies that do business with the state to report on how many minorities and veterans participate in apprenticeship and training programs....
  • How secular family values stack up

    How secular family values stack up
    More children are “growing up godless” than at any other time in our nation's history. They are the offspring of an expanding secular population that includes a relatively new and burgeoning category of Americans called the “Nones,&...
  • Recent police shootings add significance to L.A. King day celebration

    Recent police shootings add significance to L.A. King day celebration
    Tens of thousands of people lined up along Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard in South Los Angeles on Monday for the 30th annual Kingdom Day Parade, celebrating the life of the legendary civil rights leader while dancing to the beat of marching bands and...
  • Admissions preferences should use class, not race: Front Burner

    Admissions preferences should use class, not race: Front Burner
    The widespread practice of counting race in deciding who gets into college is under legal and political attack. Several states, educating almost one-third of American students, have banned racial preferences at public universities. The U.S. Supreme...
  • Hundreds march against police brutality on MLK Day

    Hundreds march against police brutality on MLK Day
    Several hundred people marched Monday in Chicago to voice concern over police brutality and racial profiling in the U.S. The march, which followed a 4-mile route that wound from River North to the Chicago Board of Trade, was one of several that took place...
  • Right to believe now illegal?

    Right to believe now illegal?
    It is good that same-sex weddings don't threaten Jac VerSteeg's marriage. It did have an effect on a baker in Colorado, who declined to bake a wedding cake for a gay wedding, and was then told by the Colorado Civil Rights Commission that he is required to...
  • Allentown police chief: Ferguson isn't Selma

    Allentown police chief: Ferguson isn't Selma
    Allentown police Chief Joel Fitzgerald has heard the comparisons between last year's protests over the killing of an unarmed black man by a police officer in Ferguson, Mo., and the 1965 marches from Selma, Ala., that were so integral to that era's civil...
  • Marking Martin Luther King Jr. Day with local celebrations

    Marking Martin Luther King Jr. Day with local celebrations
    Churches, community groups and public officials plan volunteer events and services to mark Martin Luther King Jr. Day in Illinois. Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner plans to attend City Year Chicago's Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service on Monday. The...