Not all saints were sane
Iurodstvo is the Russian word for the idea of “holy foolishness.” It’s a form of asceticism that has been practiced within the Russian Orthodox church for centuries.
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Elizabeth Smart kidnap suspect kicked out of court
The man accused of the 2002 abduction of Elizabeth Smart was kicked out of a federal courtroom Monday for singing hymns as jury selection for his trial got under way.
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Area deaths for Oct. 31
BAKER , Ronald J., 74, of Hemet, Calif., formerly of Canton Township; service Wednesday in Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. CAPRITA , Elizabeth J., 58, of Lake Cable; call 5 to 8 p.m. Thursday in Paquelet, Massillon; service noon Friday in St. Michael’s Catholic Church.
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