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  • The God Squad: Is it the duty of people to have children?

    Q: What's your opinion about recent statements by Pope Francis imploring married couples to have children or they will be bitter and lonely in old age? I found his comments hurtful and offensive to the many married Catholic couples who struggle with infertility or because of other constraints may not be able to have children.
  • The God Squad: Hitting a barrier on baptism

    Q: I'm an avid reader and fan of your column and follow it in our local paper, the Patriot-News (Harrisburg, Penn.). I'm Protestant by upbringing, but my husband is Catholic. We attend a Catholic church, and our three children were baptized Catholic. I...

    Homemade altar serves as powerful reminder for recovering alcoholic

    Homemade altar serves as powerful reminder for recovering alcoholic
    Father Augustine Puchner splashed holy water on a 99-cent store plate imprinted with an image of the Virgin Mary. The pastor sprinkled crucifixes, a kneeling cherub, stones with words like "faith" etched in them and a gold-colored cross attached to a...

    Alex J Chisholm October 15, 1996 - December 29, 2013

    Alex J Chisholm October 15, 1996 - December 29, 2013
    Alex Jason Chisholm was born in Newport Beach, CA and was called to his Heavenly Father December 29, 2013 in Palm Springs, CA at the age of 17. Alex was an energetic child, who had many passions, including high school wrestling, motorcycle riding,...

    Editorial: Reproductive services: the Hoag Hospital compact

    Editorial: Reproductive services: the Hoag Hospital compact
    When Hoag Hospital, which has facilities in Irvine and Newport Beach, announced it was establishing a partnership with St. Joseph Health System, community groups say they were promised that the hospital would continue to provide the same services it...