Pope Francis is breaking with tradition and changing the tone of the papacy, both to the delight and chagrin of the Catholic Church.
Pope Francis on Sept. 8 radically revised the process by which Catholics may annul their marriages, streamlining steps that many in the church considered too cumbersome and costly.
The move is the latest in a series of reforms by Francis as he seeks to make the church more responsive to the real needs of lay Catholics, especially those who have long felt marginalized by the hierarchy. Without the annulments, Catholics who remarry are not allowed to receive Holy Communion, which many describe as a painful exclusion from the church's chief sacrament.
Temperatures will fall to around 40 degrees under partly cloudy skies Thursday night.
Thanksgiving dinner came to an abrupt halt in one Reading neighborhood when gunshots started flying through the air.
Shoppers no longer have to wait until Black Friday to cruise store aisles for holiday deals.
Black Friday is nearly here, although it will once again be more like "Black Thanksgiving" this year given store hours. Check out the store hours announced for 2015 by major retailers.
President Barack Obama issued a Thanksgiving address welcoming refugees on Thursday and spent part of his holiday calling troops to thank them for their service.
The Easton football team turned in a dominant performance on defense and special teams in a 26-0 win over Phillipsburg in the 109th meeting between the two rivals on Thursday at Fisher Stadium.
Before the Thanksgiving turkey is digested or even eaten at all, the lines were already wrapping around the Best Buy in Whitehall Township.
Volunteers throughout the region hosted Thanksgiving dinners for those in need.
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Here is a list of some of the notable public figures, athletes, musicians, artists and actors we've lost in 2015.
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Alfred Nobel establishes the Nobel Prize, Baby Face Nelson dies in a shootout with the FBI, Harvey Milk is assassinated, MTV bans Madonna, and Tiger Woods crashes his SUV, all on this day.
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