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Religion

Pope appoints New York monsignor as Wilmington Diocese’s 10th bishop

Monsignor William Edward Koenig will follow Bishop W. Francis Malooly, who offered his resignation in 2019

Carney raises indoor limits for businesses, exercise classes

The limit for private indoor gatherings, such as dinner and birthday parties, remains at 10 people.

Once homeless himself, Georgetown’s Jim Martin devotes life to helping the struggling

'There are thousands in Sussex County who are living in their cars right now. The working poor can't buy both a house and a car, so they buy a car.'

Founder’s Folio: Perspectives from the past and present on the holiday season

So how did the holiday decoration tradition begin in America? It happened later than you might think.

Del. agrees to treat religious venues like everywhere else

On May 18, Gov. John Carney issued updated guidance for houses of worship on holding services during the state of emergency. The next morning a New Castle pastor, representing small Black churches, sued over the limits. “Even though Carney’s emergency stay-at-home order...

Upcoming Red, Blue Masses honor law enforcement, legal profession

Two Masses are coming up in New Castle County to honor people serving the community in public safety and jurisprudence. The Catholic Diocese of Wilmington’s annual Blue Mass for law enforcement, fire, emergency medical services and military will be 11...

Greek Festival’s encore this week offers comfort food to go

The Holy Trinity Greek Festival will get an mini-encore this week, focused solely on comfort food. “Obviously it’s good for the church, but mostly it’s about a great deal of demand,” said George Rassias, president of the parish council. The...

Student campaign to rebuild Newark Chabad exceeds $250,000 goal

NOTE: This story has been updated to reflect the campaign surpassing its goal A GoFundMe campaign run by University of Delaware students has raised more than its original goal of $250,000 to rebuild the fire-damaged Chabad Center for Jewish Life in Newark. Officials have said...

Governor revises key religious restriction; Catholic churches detail plans to begin mass

Delaware Catholics may worship again in church on June 1, the first time in-person gatherings will be allowed since March 15. The Diocese of Wilmington announced their plans to begin daily and weekend masses, which include requiring attendees to maintain...

All Saints Catholic School in Elsmere to Close

The Catholic Diocese of Wilmington announced today that All Saints Catholic School in Elsmere will not reopen in the fall due to financial difficulties brought on by the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. The Diocese said support from foundations and donors have...
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Fireworks will bloom this summer. Rehoboth, New Castle say theirs are on

Separation Day festivities are canceled, except for fireworks June 12. Rehoboth will light 'em July 3

With so much federal stimulus cash, state predicts surplus of $1 billion

Members of the committees talked about replenishing funds that were used to help weather the COVID-19 pandemic.

Fans celebrate return of NASCAR to Dover Speedway

Almost a return to normal: 20,000 fans hit Dover Speedway and see Alex Bowman win
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