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  • In Theory: Can people be possessed?

    In Theory Question: A group of Catholic bishops gathered in Baltimore last week to examine what scripture and canon law have to say about exorcism. According to CNN's Belief Blog, bishops will look at what the Bible says, "paying careful attention to how Jesus responded to evil spirits or demons in the New Testament," and clarify the rules to provide "a pastoral response with people who may or may not be having demonic activity," said Bishop Thomas Paprocki of Illinois, adding that priests and bishops need to use a great deal of pastoral discernment when dealing with someone requesting exorcism. "Is it a mental disease that can be diagnosed, or is it demonic activity, or even is the event both?" Paprocki asked.
  • Multari says she'll run for board seat

    Ellen Multari has moved around a lot, from Illinois, Oregon and Northern California to La CaƱada, and has always made a point to get involved in her children’s school districts. “I’ve seen a wide variety of school offerings,”...

    Living like Superman

    Living like Superman
    Superheroes have always intrigued Scott Cranford, who spent much of his boyhood drawing them, nearly certain he’d grow up to join their ranks. Born in Burbank, Cranford lived in Connecticut from age 4 until he was a senior in high school, when he...