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Local Catholics excited, Protestants mixed on new pope

  The selection of Argentinean Cardinal Jorge Mario Bergoglio as the new pope on Wednesday drew mixed reactions from local faith leaders. With heavy praise and high hopes fo ...

‘Our roots, our tradition’ -- Hundreds celebrate Our Lady of Guadalupe in Auburn

  Hundreds joined in a parade Wednesday through the streets of Auburn to celebrate the vision of Our Lady of Guadalupe, a Catholic tradition with deep roots in the Hispanic c ...

Celebration of Guadalupe parades through Auburn

  One of Mexico’s most popular religious ceremonies has found a home in Auburn. For the second year, St. Teresa of Avila Parish in Auburn has organized a parade that w ...

Boo on good ol’ boy candidates

The Mitt Romney pick of Paul Ryan (as vice presidential running mate) is a big mistake. The country is not ready to elect a conservative Mormon and a conservative pro-life Catholic ...

Women’s issues deserve thought

I am a Catholic. I love my religion. I also appreciate living in America where we have freedom of speech and the press. As a woman, I appreciate the advances in women’s health is ...

Diets altered during season of Lent

Lent is not the time for lavish dinners. The 40-day period from Ash Wednesday through Holy Saturday, the day before Easter, is a time for penance, suggested by Christ’s 40 days ...

Nation and Notre Dame darn lucky to have Obama

As a Catholic, I would think that the students of Notre Dame are thrilled to have President Barack Obama give their commencement address. To these conservative Catholics who are u ...