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  • Significant Evelyn Waugh collection donated to the Huntington

    Significant Evelyn Waugh collection donated to the Huntington
    On Thursday the Huntington Library announced a significant donation: a collection of Evelyn Waugh books, manuscripts and correspondence. The gift will make the Huntington the second leading center of Waugh studies in the world. Waugh, born in 1903 in...
  • Juan Gelman dies at 83; renowned Argentine poet and political exile

    Juan Gelman dies at 83; renowned Argentine poet and political exile
    Argentine poet Juan Gelman, an exile whose writings were colored by personal tragedy he suffered at the hands of his country's brutal military dictatorship, died in Mexico City on Tuesday. He was 83 and had been battling leukemia. Gelman, a leftist with...
  • Police seek car belonging to priest found dead in Eureka church

    Eureka police are searching for the car that belongs to a popular Roman Catholic priest who was found slain in the church rectory on New Year's Day. The car, described as a gray Nissan Altima hybrid, belonged to the Rev. Eric Freed, who was found dead...
  • Eureka stunned after well-liked priest found slain in church

    Eureka stunned after well-liked priest found slain in church
    The death of a popular Roman Catholic priest in Eureka whose body was found in the church rectory Wednesday has stunned the community and parishioners. The Rev. Eric Freed was found dead inside St. Bernard Church on New Year's Day after he failed to...
  • Suspect in killing of Eureka priest is arrested

    Suspect in killing of Eureka priest is arrested
    The man wanted in connection with the killing of a popular Roman Catholic priest in Eureka was arrested Thursday, hours after a warrant was issued, authorities said. Gary Lee Bullock was arrested in the Garberville area after he was pulled over,...
  • Killing of priest in Eureka appears random, police say

    Killing of priest in Eureka appears random, police say
    Police in Eureka said Thursday they believe the slaying of a popular Roman Catholic priest was a random attack. “We do not believe there was any connection between the victim of this homicide and the suspect,” said Andrew Mills, Chief of...
  • Vigil planned for priest found slain in Eureka church rectory

    Vigil planned for priest found slain in Eureka church rectory
    A vigil for a popular Roman Catholic priest who was found slain on New Year’s Day in the small Northern California town of Eureka has been scheduled for Sunday. The services come after a 43-year-old man was arrested Thursday in connection with the...
  • No need to delay Obamacare birth control rule, administration says

    No need to delay Obamacare birth control rule, administration says
    WASHINGTON -- Obama administration lawyers Friday strongly urged Justice Sonia Sotomayor and the Supreme Court to drop an appeal from the Little Sisters of the Poor and other Catholic groups who object to the so-called contraceptive mandate in the new...
  • White House wants nuns' injunction on contraceptive mandate dropped

    White House wants nuns' injunction on contraceptive mandate dropped
    WASHINGTON — Obama administration lawyers strongly urged Justice Sonia Sotomayor and her fellow Supreme Court members to drop an appeal from the Little Sisters of the Poor and other Catholic groups who object to the so-called contraceptive mandate...
  • Compromise remains elusive on health law's contraceptive coverage

    Compromise remains elusive on health law's contraceptive coverage
    WASHINGTON — The intensifying Supreme Court clash over whether birth control should be required under President Obama's signature healthcare law has revealed just how deep divisions remain between administration officials and Catholic leaders over...
  • The Little Sisters of the Poor vs. Obamacare

     The Little Sisters of the Poor vs. Obamacare
    The Little Sisters of the Poor, an organization of Roman Catholic nuns that runs nursing homes around the country, is testing the contraceptive coverage mandate of the Affordable Care Act. Last week, we're sorry to say, the nuns won a temporary reprieve...