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Pope Francis

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  • Vatican to debate teachings on divorce, birth control, gay unions

    Contraception, cohabitation, divorce, remarriage and same-sex unions: They're issues that pain and puzzle Roman Catholics who want to be true to both their church and themselves. Now those issues are about to be put up for debate by their leader, a...
  • St. Francis High football staying put in Mission League, Western Division

    St. Francis High football staying put in Mission League, Western Division
    LONG BEACH — On a morning in which the St. Francis High football team could have been moved into one of two different leagues and what most consider up three divisions, the Golden Knights instead found their position within the Mission League not...
  • Remembering Lois Cross, who gave richly to the poor

    Remembering Lois Cross, who gave richly to the poor
    Lois Cross died the same week that Pope Francis made saints out of two former popes, which is fitting in a way. She wasn't a pope. She didn't perform any miracles. She just did things – little, routine things – to help the downtrodden and...
  • Palestinians hope Pope Francis' visit will be catalyst for statehood

    Palestinians hope Pope Francis' visit will be catalyst for statehood
    Although Pope Francis has insisted that his upcoming visit to the Holy Land is "strictly religious," many Palestinians are hoping the visit will have political ramifications, drawing attention to their plight and speeding up efforts to establish an...
  • Living Here: Outdoor activities

    Living Here: Outdoor activities
    Cycling The Peninsula offers many opportunities for cycling enthusiasts. Whether you enjoy group rides, solo jaunts or competitions, Hampton Roads has many opportunities. Courses and trailways in the Tidewater region tend to be flat but are often...
  • Search begins for Cardinal Francis George's successor

    Search begins for Cardinal Francis George's successor
    The Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Chicago could have a new leader before the end of the year, according to an unusually candid announcement Thursday that the search for the area’s next archbishop is under way. That could make Cardinal Francis...
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  • George sets example for other bishops

    George sets example for other bishops
    Cardinal Francis George has said for years that he hoped to become the first Roman Catholic archbishop of Chicago to retire and meet his successor. Last week, the archdiocese announced that he could get that chance, with the search for the next archbishop...
  • Late Friday UPDATE: Multi-sport high school results

    Baseball Western Branch 6, Bethel 3 King William 4, West Point 1 Lafayette 5, Jamestown 3, 8 innings Cox 9, Bayside 2 Kempsville 20, Norview 1 Great Bridge 8, Indian River 2 Lake Taylor 12, Norcom 2 King’s Fork 6, Lakeland 5 Salem 2, Princess Anne 1...
  • Football: Cathedral voted into Pac-5 league [Updated]

    The Catholic Athletic Association voted Tuesday to add Cathedral to a four-team league made up of Loyola, Bishop Amat and Gardena Serra for football only. Previously, Salesian was in the league but won an appeal, forcing the CAA to take another vote....
  • Football: Crespi proposes seven-team league

    Like a mystery novel with lots of plots, twists and turns, the Catholic Athletic Assn. is scheduled to meet on Tuesday and try to hammer out new leagues for football, and one of the newest proposals from Crespi has a seven-team Serra League made up of the...
  • Football: Cathedral wins appeal; new seven-team Serra League voted in

     The Southern Section Council voted Wednesday to accept the appeal of Cathedral and created a new seven-team Serra League that will be made up of Alemany, Chaminade, Crespi, Notre Dame, Bishop Amat, Loyola and Gardena Serra for football only. The...