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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Percentage of Catholic Latinos in U.S. down 12%, Pew study finds

    Percentage of Catholic Latinos in U.S. down 12%, Pew study finds
    Buffeted by a rise in converts to other forms of Christianity as well as a falling away from religion entirely, the share of Latino Catholics in the United States continues to decline, a study released Wednesday by the Pew Research Center found. The...
  • Why Italy's singing nun is like (so many) movies

    Why Italy's singing nun is like (so many) movies
    Italy, as you may have heard, is in the throes of Sister-mania. That would be Sister Cristina Scuccia, a singing nun who has wowed audiences and judges with her pipes on the Italian version of “The Voice” these last few months. It’s...
  • Jesus in Congress: Actually, most of the prayers there are ecumenical

    Jesus in Congress: Actually, most of the prayers there are ecumenical
    On Monday, the Supreme Court ruled that it was constitutional to begin government meetings with prayers, even if they are overwhelmingly Christian in character. The case involved invocations offered by guest chaplains at town meetings in Greece, N.Y....
  • Vatican panel on sexual abuse meets, plans to tackle church coverups

    Vatican panel on sexual abuse meets, plans to tackle church coverups
    Members of a commission on sexual abuse created by Pope Francis said Saturday that they intended to design “clear and effective protocols” to protect children from abusive priests. The group, which includes experts on the issue and victims...
  • Vatican defends its handling of abuse before a U.N. panel on torture

    The United Nations on Monday linked the sexual abuse of children by Roman Catholic priests to torture, stepping up its criticism of the Holy See and, according to one activist group, potentially opening the way to a new wave of lawsuits. Members of a U....
  • Jerusalem readies for Pope Francis' Holy Land tour

    Jerusalem readies for Pope Francis' Holy Land tour
    Days ahead of Pope Francis’ arrival in Jerusalem as part of his pilgrimage to the Holy Land, Israeli authorities put the finishing touches on preparations for the visit, smoothing out protocol on pomp, protection and politics. Half a century after...
  • Pope Francis begins Middle East pilgrimage

    Pope Francis begins Middle East pilgrimage
    Pope Francis landed in Jordan on Saturday, beginning a three-day Mideast pilgrimage he vowed would be religious in nature, but will inevitably reflect the region’s volatile politics. After touching down at Amman’s Queen Alia International...
  • The Week in Pictures | May 19 – 25, 2014

     
    Each week we bring you the very best of visual journalism. We begin in New York, where the National 9/11 Flag is carried by firefighters to the 9/11 Memorial Museum in ceremonies marking its official opening. The flag was flying from a building near the...
  • Cardinal George celebrates Palm Sunday Mass at Holy Name

    Cardinal George celebrates Palm Sunday Mass at Holy Name
    Appearing to strike a balance between participating in Holy Week and following doctors' orders, Cardinal Francis George was at Palm Sunday Mass but avoided close contact with parishioners. "I will not be able to greet everybody as I like to do …...
  • Obama: Religious intolerance has 'no place in our society'

    Obama: Religious intolerance has 'no place in our society'
    WASHINGTON -- President Obama on Monday called on Americans to stand up against religious bigotry as he offered his support to the families of those killed in shootings at two Jewish community centers in the Kansas City area. “Nobody should have...