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An Archbishop told a Jesuit school to fire a gay teacher. They said no

A Jesuit high school in Indiana can no longer call itself “Catholic” because it employs a teacher engaged in a same-sex marriage, the Archbishop of Indianapolis says. The conflict pits the Jesuits, an order of priests known for educating generations of Catholics, against the church’s powerful hierarchy. It’s also the latest battle between Catholic schools…MORE

Texas ‘porch pirates’ will face felony charges over mail theft under new law

Texas is cracking down on so-called porch pirates, who steal packages and other mail from people’s doorsteps and mailboxes. Gov. Greg Abbott signed legislation last week that will increase punishment for stealing mail, which is defined as “a letter, postal card, package, bag, or other sealed article” addressed to an individual that has been dropped…MORE

A possible tornado tore into a Texas church as teens huddled inside

A possible tornado tore through northeast Texas on Wednesday night, tearing apart a church as members of its youth group huddled inside. Parts of the roof were blown away by the high winds, but the church’s steeple remained intact. Two teens who had arrived early for the youth group meeting told CNN affiliate KTVT that…MORE

10 people are shot at a lounge in Allentown, Pennsylvania, police say

Ten people were injured in a shooting early Thursday outside a lounge in the eastern Pennsylvania city of Allentown, and police are looking for what they believe are several shooters, authorities said. Several people — likely three — opened fire just before 2 a.m. outside the Déjà Vu nightclub, Lehigh County District Attorney James Martin…MORE

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