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  1. 032717 pope kids ROME — Pope Francis asked 45,000 children preparing for confirmation to promise Jesus they would never engage in bullying.

    Turning stern during a lively and laughter-filled encounter March 25, Pope Francis told the youngsters he was very worried about...

  2. 032717 sister rose SAINT MARY-OF-THE-WOODS, Ind. — Sister Rose Marita Riordan died March 19, 2017, in Lourdes Hall, on the campus of the Sisters of Providence in Saint Mary-of-the-Woods, Ind. She was 95.

    The Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated March 24,...

  3. 032717 carl anderson BELMONT — Carl Anderson, Supreme Knight of the Knights of Columbus, received the inaugural Benedict Leadership award from the Benedict Leadership Institute at Belmont Abbey College March 24 at a public ceremony at Belmont Abbey College.

    The Benedict Leadership...

  4. 032217 pope audience VATICAN CITY — Christian hope is built on patiently enduring everything life brings and knowing how to see God's presence and love everywhere, Pope Francis said.

    God "never tires of loving us" as he "takes care of us, dressing...

  5. 032117 refugees CHARLOTTE — Refugee families continue to arrive in the Diocese of Charlotte while President Donald Trump and the courts battle over a travel ban temporarily suspending all refugee resettlement as well as immigration from several Muslim-majority countries.

    Since the...

  6. 032017 easter basket CHARLOTTE — Everyone is welcome to bring their Easter baskets to St. Thomas Aquinas Church on Holy Saturday, April 15, for a special blessing.

    Also known as “The Blessing of the Easter Baskets” (or “Swieconka” in Polish), the blessing...

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