Archive for November, 2017

U.S. Justice Department says it was misled in immigrant teen’s case

U.S. Justice Department says it was misled in immigrant teen’s case

| November 3, 2017 | 0 Comments

In a petition filed with the U.S. Supreme Court Nov. 3, the Justice Department said it had been misled by lawyers representing a pregnant immigrant teen about the timing of her abortion.

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St. Bartholomew alumna wins NCAA Woman of the Year

St. Bartholomew alumna wins NCAA Woman of the Year

| November 3, 2017 | 0 Comments

Crist graduated last May from Washington University in St. Louis, where she had a standout women’s soccer career for the Bears, with whom she won a Division III national title in 2016.

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U.S. opioid epidemic affects not only addicts but families and budgets

U.S. opioid epidemic affects not only addicts but families and budgets

| Mark Pattison | November 3, 2017 | 0 Comments

The opioid crisis may have sneaked up on the United States, but few would dispute President Donald Trump’s assertion that it is now a national emergency.

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Bethany House a ‘retreat’ for women discerning consecrated life

Bethany House a ‘retreat’ for women discerning consecrated life

| November 3, 2017 | 2 Comments

“We’ve found that discernment houses can be so helpful, especially for young women, because religious life can be such a radical step even just to enter postulancy,” Sister Mary Joseph Evans said.

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Former computer professional finds joy serving Vancouver’s homeless

Former computer professional finds joy serving Vancouver’s homeless

| November 3, 2017 | 0 Comments

Mildred Moy at one time was apprehensive about speaking to homeless people on the street.

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A Bad Moms Christmas

A Bad Moms Christmas

| John Mulderig | November 3, 2017 | 5 Comments

Aggressive vulgarity is the incongruous hallmark of the holiday-themed sequel “A Bad Moms Christmas.”

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Thor: Ragnarok

Thor: Ragnarok

| John Mulderig | November 3, 2017 | 0 Comments

There’s plenty of combat but relatively little bloodletting in the sweeping Marvel Comics adaptation “Thor: Ragnarok” (Disney). So at least some parents may deem this second sequel to the 2011 original acceptable for older teens.

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Priest resigns as consultant on doctrine after letter to pope

Priest resigns as consultant on doctrine after letter to pope

| November 2, 2017 | 10 Comments

After publication of his letter to Pope Francis questioning the pontiff’s teachings, Father Thomas Weinandy has resigned from his position as consultant to the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops’ Committee on Doctrine.

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Totino-Grace wins Class A state boys soccer title

Totino-Grace wins Class A state boys soccer title

| November 2, 2017 | 2 Comments

Sophomore forward Steevenson Lamarre scored all the points Totino-Grace needed for the Class A state high school boys soccer championship Nov. 2.

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War brings only death, cruelty, pope says at U.S. military cemetery

War brings only death, cruelty, pope says at U.S. military cemetery

| Carol Glatz | November 2, 2017 | 1 Comment

“No more, Lord, no more (war)” that shatters dreams and destroys lives, bringing a cold, cruel winter instead of some sought-after spring, Pope Francis said looking out at the people gathered for an outdoor Mass at a U.S. war memorial and cemetery.

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After Harvey, faith fuels Houston fans; World Series is boost city needed

After Harvey, faith fuels Houston fans; World Series is boost city needed

| James Ramos | November 1, 2017 | 0 Comments

Baseball bats and rosary beads were the only thing on Tonya Killian’s mind as she walked toward Minute Maid Park for Game 3 of the 2017 World Series.

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Senate confirms Notre Dame professor as federal judge

Senate confirms Notre Dame professor as federal judge

| November 1, 2017 | 0 Comments

The Senate confirmed Amy Coney Barrett, a Notre Dame law professor, to a lifetime appointment as a federal judge on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 7th Circuit.

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