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Illinois Medicaid pushes long-acting birth control

CHICAGO | Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn's administration wants to double down on long-acting birth control methods for the poor in an effort to save taxpayer money on unplanned pregnancies, a strategy that is raising concern among Catholic health care systems.

September 03, 2014 7:29 am
Pope has tough sell on materialism in South Korea

Pope has tough sell on materialism in South Korea

Pope Francis gives a thumbs up during a meeting with Asian youth at the Solmoe Sanctuary in Dangjin, South Korea, Friday, Aug. 15, 2014. Pope Francis urged Catholic youth on Friday to renounce the materialism that afflicts much of Asian society today and reject "inhuman" economic systems tha…

August 15, 2014 10:19 am

GUEST COMMENTARY: Ecumenical movement stirs stagnant religious waters

Have you ever wondered what makes a body of water so repugnant? What causes it to transform from the deepest blue of the Caribbean Sea or the freshest streams of the Rocky Mountains to such murky bleakness?

August 03, 2014 12:00 am

Pence's principles have this Democrat's vote

Our Gov. Mike Pence seems to be a man of character along with principles -- like some other elected officials of our great nation America.

August 01, 2014 12:00 am
Black Oak Baptist Church marks 75th anniversary

Black Oak Baptist Church marks 75th anniversary

GARY | When Senior Pastor Bob Parnell began working at Black Oak Baptist Church in 1989, other men of the cloth told him if he wanted the church to succeed, he needed to move it out of Gary.

June 25, 2014 7:12 pm Photos

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March 25, 2014 12:00 am
Indiana senator takes on foes in bizarre Twitter rant

Indiana senator takes on foes in bizarre Twitter rant

INDIANAPOLIS | State Sen. Mike Delph, R-Carmel, has promised "an announcement Monday morning you won't want to miss," following an epic, two-day Twitter rant where he condemned weak Republican leadership, gay-marriage supporters, liberal Christian ministers and activist judges.

February 14, 2014 11:15 am Related
ANDREA NEAL: Harmonists sought to create perfect society near Evansville

ANDREA NEAL: Harmonists sought to create perfect society near Evansville

For one shining moment in the early 19th century, a group called the Harmonists achieved utopia on the Wabash River. Two hundred years later, their experiment continues to inspire visitors to New Harmony, Ind.

January 29, 2014 12:00 am
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December 25, 2013 12:00 am
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December 25, 2013 12:00 am
EDITORIAL ADVISORY BOARD: I hope you enjoy God's perfect timing

EDITORIAL ADVISORY BOARD: I hope you enjoy God's perfect timing

It is often said, “Timing is everything.” And there is a great deal of truth to this.

December 22, 2013 12:00 am
GUEST COMMENTARY: Reduce Christmas stress by tapping into spirit of season

GUEST COMMENTARY: Reduce Christmas stress by tapping into spirit of season

Seventy-eight percent of Americans “take time to reflect on the birth of Christ” during the season, according to a Gallup poll. However, Christmas secular traditions such as shopping, baking, decorating, cleaning, entertaining and parties, can bring on stress and leave little time for reflec…

December 21, 2013 12:00 am

Christianity offers opposite of American culture

If you are sick and tired of what the American culture is now offering you with its approval of same-sex marriage, homosexuality, the break-up of family life, abortion, murders in the cities, adultery, etc., I suggest you try the Christian religion.

October 13, 2013 12:00 am

Faith leaders emerge as key to health law outreach

CHICAGO | Religion and the nation's new health law haven't exactly been viewed as friendly partners in the public eye, with most of the attention focused on religious employers' objections to covering the cost of birth control.

August 09, 2013 11:50 am
Zoeller asks Supreme Court to preserve prayer at government meetings

Zoeller asks Supreme Court to preserve prayer at government meetings

INDIANAPOLIS | Indiana and 22 other states asked the U.S. Supreme Court on Friday to overturn a federal appellate court ruling that prohibited a New York town from beginning its monthly council meetings with a consistently Christian prayer.

August 02, 2013 4:02 pm Related
EDITORIAL ADVISORY BOARD: What does a church have to offer?

EDITORIAL ADVISORY BOARD: What does a church have to offer?

Everywhere we go, we are bombarded with advertisements of what stores and businesses have to offer.

July 07, 2013 12:00 am

Local priest gets audience with 'pope of the people'

Like many people who meet Pope Francis I, a region priest says he was struck by the pontiff's humanity when the two met last month in Rome.

June 15, 2013 7:00 pm

Hobart church to give away items for June Day of Sharing

HOBART | Advancing Christ's Kingdom Ministries, 1001 W. 37th Ave., will host a Day of Sharing event from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. June 1.

May 26, 2013 12:00 am

Day of Sharing giveaways set for June 1 at Hobart church

HOBART | Advancing Christ's Kingdom Ministries, 1001 W. 37th Ave., is hosting a Day of Sharing from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on June 1.

May 21, 2013 12:05 am
Prayer case set for U.S. Supreme Court similar to Ind. House dispute

Prayer case set for U.S. Supreme Court similar to Ind. House dispute

INDIANAPOLIS | Attorney General Greg Zoeller believes Indiana may play a key role in a national question of religion and government whose answer is certain to divide an already fractured country.

May 20, 2013 6:20 pm Related
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