| Aug 8, 2013
| 3:11 PM
The Right Rev. David Keller Leighton Sr., the former Episcopal bishop of Maryland who ordained his diocese's first woman priest and led other church reforms, died of respiratory complications Wednesday at Fairhaven Retirement Community in Sykesville, an...
| Mar 1, 2013
| 4:32 PM
Benedict XVI begins to consider his legacy as pope while the cardinals prepare for their conclave in which the next pope will be chosen. As the conclave considers its future leader the question remains: will they choose a pope from the Southern Hemisphere...
| Nov 22, 2012
| 3:46 PM
After a prolonged period of belt-tightening, Burbank and Glendale are ditching a winter homeless shelter that was retooled last year to serve only local referrals — one that dramatically reduced the total number of beds that had historically been...
| Oct 2, 2012
| 6:30 PM
A few weeks ago I visited a soup kitchen as part of my reporting for a story about Catholic Charities, the social agency of the Diocese of Allentown.
The story was mainly about the end of a couple of prominent agency programs, refugee resettlement and...
| Mar 24, 2012
| 5:45 PM
With the winter homeless shelter season now at an end, Los Angeles County officials are already turning their attention to next season. They're especially interested in looking at this year's community-run operations as they work to make the county's...