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Court says church school can’t be barred from state funds for playground

Court says church school can’t be barred from state funds for playground

| June 26, 2017 | 0 Comments

In a 7-2 decision, the Supreme Court June 26 said a Lutheran preschool should not be excluded from a state grant program to refurbish its playground surface just because it is a religious entity.

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Under the radar: South Sudan needs media attention, immediate action

Under the radar: South Sudan needs media attention, immediate action

| June 23, 2017 | 0 Comments

Pope Francis is first of all a shepherd who makes seeking out the lost and forgotten his top priority. But he also knows that wherever he goes, the cameras and news coverage will follow.

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Early reviews negative on Senate Republicans’ health care bill

Early reviews negative on Senate Republicans’ health care bill

| June 23, 2017 | 0 Comments

Initial reaction from religious leaders was negative to the Better Care Reconciliation Act, the Senate’s health care reform measure that was unveiled June 22 in “discussion draft” form by Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Kentucky.

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Catholic leaders pray for London fire victims, offer assistance

Catholic leaders pray for London fire victims, offer assistance

| June 15, 2017 | 0 Comments

Catholic leaders in London offered prayers for victims of a fire in a 24-story apartment building.

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Federal authorities investigating shooting of congressman, others

Federal authorities investigating shooting of congressman, others

| June 15, 2017 | 0 Comments

Federal authorities are investigating a shooting that resulted in injuries for Catholic congressman and Republican Steve Scalise and others when a gunman opened fire on him and others during a June 14 practice for an annual congressional baseball game.

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Trio’s pilgrimage marks St. Rose Philippine Duchesne’s arrival in 1818

Trio’s pilgrimage marks St. Rose Philippine Duchesne’s arrival in 1818

| June 13, 2017 | 0 Comments

Ann Sieben looks exactly like what you’d expect of a pilgrim.

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Former attorney professes first vows as cloistered Dominican nun

Former attorney professes first vows as cloistered Dominican nun

| June 13, 2017 | 0 Comments

Tara Clemens was an Anchorage, Alaska, attorney, and an evangelical Christian who joined the Catholic Church during her last months of law school.

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Pope Francis names bishop of Evansville as archbishop of Indianapolis

Pope Francis names bishop of Evansville as archbishop of Indianapolis

| June 13, 2017 | 0 Comments

Pope Francis has named Bishop Charles C. Thompson of Evansville, Indiana, to head the Archdiocese of Indianapolis.

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Paving the path to social change guides the life of young Indiana sister

Paving the path to social change guides the life of young Indiana sister

| June 1, 2017 | 0 Comments

Sr. Tracey Horan has learned that walking with people — accompaniment, as Pope Francis calls it — can make a difference in the world.

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Former Panamanian dictator Manuel Noriega dies at 83

Former Panamanian dictator Manuel Noriega dies at 83

| June 1, 2017 | 0 Comments

With a tweet, the president of Panama announced the May 29 death of Manuel Noriega, a former U.S. ally who later became an enemy and dictator of the Central American nation. Noriega was 83.

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