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Bernard Brummett, 82, of Brodhead, died Monday May 20, at the Golden Living Center in Stanford. Born Aug. 27, 1930, in Brodhead, Bernard was a son of the late Nathan and Sally Ann Bishop Brummett. He was a farmer, attended the West Brodhead Church of...
Contributing WriterSome predicted the meeting between newly-elected Pope Francis I and his predecessor, Benedict XVI, would be awkward. After all, the Roman Catholic Church hasn’t had a pope resign in 600 years. What would the two men say to each other? Would Benedict...
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Contributing WriterThe smokehad barely settled from the conclave of cardinals’ announcement that Jorge Cardinal Bergoglio had been elected as Pope Francis, when the scientists at the European Organization for Nuclear Research in Geneva, Switzerland, made their own...
Washington County Public Schools honored 147 high school seniors for earning at least twice the number of service-learning hours required for graduation. Maryland is the only state that requires service for graduation. The minimum number of hours is 75....
Chicago Tribune reporterWhen the president of All Hallows College in Ireland saw the regal man on the framed canvas, he knew the portrait buried in a Dublin basement should head home to Chicago. The painting of Patrick Feehan, Chicago's first Roman Catholic archbishop,...
ROME -- The Vatican became the home of two living popes Thursday when former pontiff Benedict XVI took up residence in a house in the city-state’s garden. The unprecedented cohabitation with his successor, Pope Francis, began when Benedict arrived...
Springfield is a long way from Istanbul — 5,660 miles, in fact — but Illinois state senators are considering a resolution that would criticize Turkey's treatment of the Eastern Orthodox religious hierarchy. Even though a majority of senators...
The Vatican has officially accepted a gift to Pope Francis from Chicago lawyer Chris Connors: a fitting domain name, popefrancis.com. Connors, who bought the domain in 2010 on a lark, had secretly hoped a pope would choose the name Francis in his...
Gov. Pat Quinn called on the Illinois House to send him legislation to legalize gay marriage, saying lawmakers had plenty of time to make up their mind on the issue. The state Senate passed the measure on Valentine's Day, and the governor has said he'...
Gov. Pat Quinn called on the Illinois House to send him legislation to legalize gay marriage, saying lawmakers have had plenty of time to make up their mind on the issue. The state Senate passed the measure on Valentine's Day, and the governor has...
Varsity Times InsiderThe Catholic Athletic Assn. was on the verge Tuesday morning of approving new football leagues beginning with the 2014-15 sports season. There were 26 schools represented, and 14 votes were needed to pass one of the 10 proposals submitted. Two......
Varsity Times InsiderThe Catholic Athletic Assn. voted Tuesday to approve new football leagues beginning with the 2014 season. The 26 schools approved a proposal from Serra. The new leagues: League 1: Alemany, St. Bonaventure, Chaminade, Crespi, Oaks Christian. League 2:...
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