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Becky Frederick welcomes women to the MDCCW Virtual Convention at St. Martin of Tours Church in Martinsville.(Photo provided) MADISON – “This convention shows the unity of our Catholic women as well as your deep commitment to the Catholic faith and your individual parishes,” said Mgr. Duane Moellenberndt, spiritual advisor for the Diocesan Council of Catholic …

On Shabbat afternoon March 25, 1911, the upper floors of the Jewish-owned Triangle Shirtwaist Factory in Lower Manhattan caught fire. Due to the building’s structural flaws, the number of people working at the time, and the lack of responsive emergency personnel, 146 lives were lost in just 18 minutes. As labor lawyer Jonathan D. Karmel …

Dr Rania Awaad was participating in a virtual religious program this Ramadan when the discussion turned into an unexpected question: Is it religiously okay to say a prayer for someone who has committed suicide? Suicide is a complex and delicate subject that Awad, as director of the Muslim Mental Health and Islamic Psychology Laboratory at …

A spate of minor subdivision permit applications have received denial requests from the Coeur d’Alene Tribal Council, reflecting a new awareness of growth and demand for real estate, officials said. The opposition is not typical of the tribe, Kootenai County director of community development David Callahan said in a recent meeting with commissioners. Initially, he …

The following statement was issued by Metropolitan Archbishop Borys Gudziak. On behalf of Bishops Andriy Rabiy and Ivan Bura, clergy, religious and faithful of the Archparchy of Philadelphia, I greet Bishop Basil Losten and celebrate the 50th anniversary of his episcopal service. This half-century of dedication to God and to the Church has been rich …

What happens when you bring together 80 children, 80 adults, and a community in need of simple spiritual service? This is “Camp Cadiz”, now in its 11th year – and with no signs of slowing down. With the collaboration of 14 local churches, the last three days of good weather have been spent reaching out …

After five years as captains of the Salvation Army Kroc Center in Suisun City, Majors Randy and Tracie Hartt will be stepping down for new positions in Sonoma County. The Hartts will be transferred to the Salvation Army’s Santa Rosa Corps and their last day at the Kroc Center will be Sunday, where they will …