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  • Syria's Assad denies civil war, blames the West

     
    Syrian President Bashar Assad denied his country is in the midst of a civil war and accused Western nations of demonizing him in an interview with RT, a Russian satellite and cable channel....
  • British bishop expected to be named archbishop of Canterbury

     
    Welby LONDON -- If Britain’s media and its famous bookies are right, the man in line to be the next archbishop of Canterbury is a smart but self-deprecating former oil executive who has said he doesn’t want the job, one of the most exalted...
  • Presiding Episcopal Bishop to preach Sunday in Longwood

     
    The Most Rev. Katharine Jefferts Schori, Presiding Bishop of the Episcopal Church, is scheduled to preach the 10:30 a.m. Sunday service at Episcopal Church of the Resurrection, 251 East Lake Brantley Drive, Longwood. Schori, who became the 26th...
  • Reactions to Pope Benedict’s surprise resignation

     
    Religion News Service's Kevin Eckstrom  has reaction to the surprise announcement by Pope Benedict XVI on Monday that he is resigning at the end of the month due to health reasons. Benedict is the first Pope in 600 years to voluntarily step down: “...
  • Episcopal Presiding Bishop Visits Orlando March 3-5

     
    The Presiding Bishop of the Episcopal Church, the Most Rev. Katharine Jefferts Schori, is scheduled to visit the Central Florida Episcopal diocese Sunday, March 3 through Tuesday, March 5. Schori will preach at Episcopal Church of the Resurrection,...
  • Mystery surrounds arrested Iranian blogger's reported death

     
    Human rights activists are calling on Iran to investigate the apparent death of a blogger who was in custody after being arrested for criticizing the government in online postings. Sattar Beheshti, 35, reportedly died this week while in detention after...
  • Britain seeks a million 'Dementia Friends'

     
    Britain is seeking a million “dementia friends” who will be trained to understand the illness and help those living with it, its prime minister announced Thursday. The plan is one of a host of measures aimed at dealing with dementia as the...
  • St. John the Baptist Parish

    Mon 9/3/2012 6:42 PM Due to continuing safety concerns following Hurricane Isaac, Commissioner of Administration Paul Rainwater announced that Louisiana state government offices will remain closed on Tuesday, September 4, in St. John the Baptist and...
  • Increased home prices help local buyers, sellers

    Increased home prices help local buyers, sellers
    If you see a For Sale sign in your neighborhood do not expect it to be around very long.  Home sales across the country are way up and so are prices and buyers and sellers are striking while the market is hot. Katie Kelley was amazed by how easy it was....
  • Kicking the meat habit

    This has not been a banner year for the meat industry. A study by the Harvard School of Public Health confirmed once again that meat consumption raises the risk of cancer and cardiovascular diseases, and World Health Organization Director General Margaret...
  • Back Story: Guilford executive killed wife at Falls Road farm in 1957

    Back Story: Guilford executive killed wife at Falls Road farm in 1957
    My column several weeks ago on the brutal 1956 murder of Myrtle Agnes Bopst brought a flood of emails from people who vividly remembered it. One reader, Turney McKnight, recalled the murder a year later of a Baltimore socialite at the hands of her...