Religion

Top French court overturns burkini bans

PARIS -- France's top administrative court on Friday overturned a ban on burkinis in a Mediterranean beach resort, effectively meaning that towns can no longer issue bans on the swimsuits that have divided the country and brought world attention to its fraught relationship with Muslims.

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Benefit concert

Justified Quartet will be in concert at 6 p.m. today at Pearcy Baptist Church, 5985 Airport Road, for the Kyle Gisclair Benefit. A love offering will be received to help with his medical expenses.

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Pope outlines vision for promoting life, family issues

VATICAN CITY -- Pope Francis on Wednesday outlined his vision for how the Vatican will promote family and life issues, naming an American moderate to head the new Vatican office for families and laity and directing related institutes to give merciful care to spiritually wounded Catholics.

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