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Pope to young: Try politics, activism; don't be couch potato

July 30, 2016

BRZEGI, Poland (AP) — Pope Francis challenged hundreds of thousands of young people who gathered in a sprawling Polish meadow to reject being a "couch potato" who retreats into video games and... more »»

 
 
 
The Latest: Organizers say 1.6 million at event with pope

July 30, 2016

KRAKOW, Poland (AP) — The Latest on the pope's visit to Poland (all times local):

9:54 p.m.

Organizers of World Youth Day, a global Catholic celebration, say that 1. more »»

Putin tests West's sanctions resolve on visit to Slovenia

July 30, 2016

VRSIC, Slovenia (AP) — Russian President Vladimir Putin struck a conciliatory tone Saturday on a visit to Slovenia, shaking hands and honoring dead soldiers as he tested Western resolve in... more »»

The Latest: Pope tells young "to leave a mark" in the world

July 30, 2016

KRAKOW, Poland (AP) — The Latest on the pope's visit to Poland (all times local):

8:55 p.m. more »»

The Latest: Pope asks pilgrims to pray for Syria war victims

July 30, 2016

KRAKOW, Poland (AP) — The Latest on the pope's visit to Poland (all times local):

8:25 p.m. more »»

The Latest: Songs, dances show struggle of being a Christian

July 30, 2016

KRAKOW, Poland (AP) — The Latest on the pope's visit to Poland (all times local):

8:10 p.m. more »»

Man in Belgium charged with "terrorist murders" attempt

July 30, 2016

BRUSSELS (AP) — A man in Belgium has been charged with attempting to commit "terrorist murders" and participating in a terror group and his brother has been released without charge, the Federal... more »»

Armenian police accuse barricaded gunmen of killing officer

July 30, 2016

YEREVAN, Armenia (AP) — Armed members of an opposition group barricaded inside a police station in Armenia's capital shot an officer dead on Saturday, police said. more »»

Syrian civilians begin leaving rebel-held parts of Aleppo

July 30, 2016

BEIRUT (AP) — Dozens of families and some opposition fighters started leaving besieged rebel-held neighborhoods in the northern Syrian city of Aleppo on Saturday after the government opened safe... more »»

Dozens suspended from Turkey's highest court in coup probe

July 30, 2016

ISTANBUL (AP) — Dozens of employees at Turkey's highest court have been suspended from their jobs as part of the government crackdown in the wake of a failed military coup, authorities said... more »»

Bavaria governor criticizes Merkel's 'we will manage' mantra

July 30, 2016

BERLIN (AP) — Bavaria's governor distanced himself anew Saturday from Chancellor Angela Merkel's mantra that "we will manage" the refugee crisis following several attacks in Germany, including tw... more »»

Philippine president calls off truce after rebel attack

July 30, 2016

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte called off a 5-day-old cease-fire after communist guerrillas killed a government militiaman and failed to declare their own truce b... more »»

Yemen government withdraws from Kuwait talks with rebels

July 30, 2016

SANAA, Yemen (AP) — Yemen's government delegation on Saturday quit talks in Kuwait with Shiite Houthi rebels, having agreed to resume them earlier this month. more »»

Fighting between Turkish forces, Kurdish rebels kills 43

July 30, 2016

ISTANBUL (AP) — Authorities say fighting between Turkish forces and Kurdish rebels in the restive southeast of the country has killed eight Turkish soldiers and 35 Kurdish fighters. more »»

Pope urges clergy to go into the world, tend to the needy

July 30, 2016

KRAKOW, Poland (AP) — Pope Francis encouraged Catholic priests and nuns to leave their comfort zones and tend to the needy as he celebrated a Mass on Saturday in a Polish church dedicated to St. more »»

Turkish authorities free over 800 soldiers in coup probe

July 30, 2016

ISTANBUL (AP) — Turkish courts on Saturday released over 800 enlisted conscripts who were under arrest as part of the investigation into the July 15 failed coup, the state-run Anadolu news agency... more »»

Teen released, 2 still in custody for French church attack

July 30, 2016

PARIS (AP) — A teenager detained following the gruesome killing of an 85-year-old priest by a pair of jihadi attackers in northwest France was released Saturday, a French official said. more »»

The Latest: Young pilgrims fill meadow for meeting with pope

July 30, 2016

KRAKOW, Poland (AP) — The Latest on the pope's visit to Poland (all times local):

3:35 a.. more »»

The Latest: Pope rests ahead of evening vigil with youth

July 30, 2016

KRAKOW, Poland (AP) — The Latest on the pope's visit to Poland (all times local):

3:25 a.m. more »»

What's safe? Europe grapples with security after attacks

July 30, 2016

PARIS (AP) — You can't put a guard in every church and patrol every beach. But after a wave of attacks in Western Europe, authorities are struggling to protect their people as best they can. more »»

Afghan official: Taliban capture district in Helmand

July 30, 2016

KANDAHAR, Afghanistan (AP) — An important district in Afghanistan's southern poppy-growing province of Helmand has fallen under Taliban control after heavy fighting that killed around 17 police... more »»

 
 

Tuesday Afternoon Sewing Time August 2, 2016

Bring your sewing, knitting, embroidery, even your mending — and let's enjoy each other's company inthe Parlor Room of Trinity Episcopal's Parish House, 1 to 4 p.m. Questions? Call Paula Lelansky at 304-876-2930. more »

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