December 20, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

Letters

Satan attacks Salvation Army

To the Editor:  Satan is very much alive and well this Christmas season. More...

Worship

Pope: Recycling is good for environment, workers

Francis praises “cartoneros” in video

VATICAN CITY   Pope Francis has made an amateur video praising the world's "cartoneros" — the poor people who pick through garbage to find recyclable and reusable goods. He says their work is dignified and good for the environment.  More...

Maine

LePage defends efforts to reduce welfare fraud

AUGUSTA   Gov. Paul LePage on Thursday defended his administration’s proposals aimed at reducing fraud and abuse in the state’s welfare system and pledged to preserve the safety net for those who truly need it.   More...