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  • Ecumenical outreach was part of vision

    Pope John Paul II prayed in a synagogue and also met with Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat. He returned the relics of Orthodox saints and apologized for past church-inspired wrongs such as the Crusades, which caused widespread bloodshed in the Middle...
  • The challenges that lie ahead

    The next pope will inherit a church facing serious challenges, such as the polarization between liberals and conservatives, competition with evangelical Protestants, the secularization of Western Europe and the clergy's steadily declining ranks. The...
  • Side deals raise ethical issues

    Executives and board members at some of Maryland's most profitable companies have lucrative side arrangements with the companies they run and oversee. Edwin F. Hale Sr., the chairman, chief executive and largest stockholder at First Mariner Bancorp,...
  • JPMorgan Chase, two other banks see no sign of fraud from cyberattacks

    JPMorgan Chase, two other banks see no sign of fraud from cyberattacks
    As the FBI and U.S. Secret Service investigated the scope of recent cyberattacks on U.S. financial institutions, the nation's largest banks said Thursday that they hadn't seen any unusual fraud activity from their customers' accounts. Officials at...
  • Where are first graduates of Urban Prep?

    Where are first graduates of Urban Prep?
    As a student in the first class of Urban Prep Charter Academy for Young Men, Tyler Beck found himself enveloped in a nurturing environment where teachers came in early and stayed late to help tutor struggling students. There, the boys formed a brotherhood...
  • Riverside study supports IUD use by teens

    Riverside study supports IUD use by teens
    Only 4.5 percent of women under the age of 20 use long-acting reversible contraception, despite growing evidence of its safety and effectiveness. "Many providers have not been counseling adolescents about the use of an IUD (intrauterine device) for...
  • Southern Lehigh grad Del Priore a finalist for NFF National Scholar-Athlete Award

    Southern Lehigh grad Del Priore a finalist for NFF National Scholar-Athlete Award
    Southern Lehigh graduate Jake Del Priore has been selected as one of 36 finalists for the 2014 National Football Foundation High School National Scholar-Athlete Awards. Del Priore, who holds most of the Spartans receiving records, was named the NFF...
  • 10 Tips To Make Your Dorm Room A Happy Place To Live

    10 Tips To Make Your Dorm Room A Happy Place To Live
    1. Plan with your roommate. Don't be the pair who end up with two mini fridges and two TVs. Talk about what you need to bring, whether you want to coordinate your decor and what the expectations are for how your room will be used. If you both want...
  • Quick call for help: New mobile app links Lehigh students to police

    Quick call for help: New mobile app links Lehigh students to police
    Twice in one day, someone went to Jenn Nguyen's front door and tried to open it. The Lehigh University senior keeps the front door of her off-campus apartment locked, so no one got in. But she was alarmed enough to call Bethlehem and Lehigh police about...
  • 10 prerequisites for a happy dorm life

    10 prerequisites for a happy dorm life
    1. Plan with your roommate. Don't be the pair that ends up with two mini fridges and two TVs. Talk about what you need to bring, whether you want to coordinate your decor and what the expectations are for how your room will be used. If you both want...
  • As others get money, hospitals fear cutbacks in research funding

    Although the Affordable Care Act is directly funding a new variety of medical research, some experts fear the health overhaul also could cut into the money available to fund studies traditionally carried out at academic medical centers. Such institutions...
  • Announcements

    Seeking volunteers Spa Creek Conservancy, an all-volunteer organization dedicated to stewardship of the Spa Creek Watershed through restoration, mitigation, preservation and education, is seeking members to participate as volunteers in environmental...