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January 05, 2021
January 05, 2021
Beth Harmon is profoundly wounded from being rejected by her parents and by others who should have loved and accepted her. The orphaned chess prodigy who is the subject of Netflix’s new original series, The Queen’s Gambit, turns to drugs and alcohol not only to cope, but to play chess and win.
January 05, 2021
The Holy See press office announced Jan. 5 that the newborns would be baptized instead in their home parishes.
January 05, 2021
No one who has paid attention should be surprised by his post-election conduct, including the phone call to Georgia. This most recent offense of his, perhaps the most outrageous on record, is of questionable legality and, you would think, grounds for a second impeachment, but he appears to have shed few supporters.
January 05, 2021
36-year-old Sonia Tabizadafaces up to $250,000 in fines, and up to 20 years in prison.
January 05, 2021
Yakima Valley Memorial Hospital recently announced that it is abandoning its former name, Virginia Mason Memorial, after receiving word that the Virginia Mason Health System, which Yakima Valley Memorial was a part of, may merge with CHI Franciscan, a Catholic nonprofit health system that operates 11 hospitals in the region.
January 05, 2021
The Archdiocese of Chicago has 291 parishes, but will have only 200 priests in nine years, said Fr. Dennis O’Neill of St. Martha in Morton Grove, one of the parishes that may have to merge.
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