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Phone, internet subsidy for poorest Americans may go way of rotary dial

Phone, internet subsidy for poorest Americans may go way of rotary dial

| Mark Pattison | March 28, 2018 | 0 Comments

A 33-year-old telephone and internet subsidy that actually lived up to its name, Lifeline, is in danger of being slashed by the Federal Communications Commission.

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Video games get White House scrutiny after Parkland shooting

Video games get White House scrutiny after Parkland shooting

| March 28, 2018 | 0 Comments

It was only 40 years ago that the video game “Space Invaders” came onto the scene.

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Crosiers’ $25 million abuse settlement approved

Crosiers’ $25 million abuse settlement approved

| March 28, 2018 | 0 Comments

“Despite commentary from others last week, the archdiocese never sought to block the Crosiers’ plan of reorganization or its settlement with victims/survivors, and doing so would not have benefited the Archdiocese in any way,” said Thomas Abood, chair of the archdiocese’s Reorganization Task Force, in a March 22 statement.

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Guam archdiocese to move offices, sell properties

Guam archdiocese to move offices, sell properties

| March 27, 2018 | 0 Comments

“The move is part of archdiocesan-wide efforts related to the liquidation and sale of church property on Guam in the midst of challenging financial times and settlement of clergy sexual abuse cases,” the archdiocese said in a statement.

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U.S. Catholic leaders concerned by low number of resettled refugees

U.S. Catholic leaders concerned by low number of resettled refugees

| March 27, 2018 | 0 Comments

Catholic leaders wrote to the U.S. Department of State and U.S. Department of Homeland Security March 26 expressing concern for the low number of refugees to be resettled this year in the United States.

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Gun violence prompts Washington archdiocesan youths to march

Gun violence prompts Washington archdiocesan youths to march

| Kelly Sankowski | March 27, 2018 | 0 Comments

When Eileen Dinn heard about the recent school shooting at Great Mills High School in southern Maryland March 20, she was sitting in school at the Academy of the Holy Cross in Kensington, Maryland, and her first thought was “not again.”

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Five wounds of Christ: Pope urges recovery of traditional devotion

Five wounds of Christ: Pope urges recovery of traditional devotion

| Cindy Wooden | March 27, 2018 | 0 Comments

Pope Francis seems to be fixated on the wounds of Christ. And he has suggested that other Catholics might want to be as well.

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Pope praises French policeman who gave his life to save hostage

Pope praises French policeman who gave his life to save hostage

| Cindy Wooden | March 26, 2018 | 0 Comments

Pope Francis joined leaders praising a French police officer who “gave his life out of a desire to protect people” during a terrorist attack.

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Saginaw church records, computers seized in abuse probe

Saginaw church records, computers seized in abuse probe

| March 26, 2018 | 0 Comments

The news that law enforcement authorities served the Diocese of Saginaw in Michigan with a search warrant March 22 was “distressing and disheartening for the greater community and most especially our Catholic faithful,” Saginaw Bishop Joseph Cistone acknowledged.

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Cretin-Derham Hall rises to state basketball title

Cretin-Derham Hall rises to state basketball title

| March 26, 2018 | 0 Comments

Senior center Daniel Oturu made a game-winning slam dunk as Cretin-Derham Hall won the Class 4A state boys basketball title March 2

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Final Four-bound nun-chaplain Sister Jean uplifts Loyola Chicago basketball team

Final Four-bound nun-chaplain Sister Jean uplifts Loyola Chicago basketball team

| March 24, 2018 | 0 Comments

A religious sister who is the longtime chaplain of the Loyola University Chicago men’s basketball team credited the pregame prayer and the players’ solid teamwork for the Ramblers’ thrilling, last-second 64-62 win over the University of Miami on March 15.

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Gold medalist Pannek welcomed back at Benilde-St. Margaret’s

Gold medalist Pannek welcomed back at Benilde-St. Margaret’s

| March 23, 2018 | 0 Comments

Benilde-St. Margaret’s girls hockey players oohed and ached as they held and got pictures with an Olympic gold medal March 21, won by recent alumna Kelly Pannek.

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