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Catholic peace advocates commemorate Hiroshima, Nagasaki anniversaries

Catholic peace advocates commemorate Hiroshima, Nagasaki anniversaries

| August 13, 2019 | 0 Comments

About 40 peace advocates representing about a dozen religious communities held a special Hiroshima and Nagasaki Commemoration Prayer Service of Repentance midday Aug. 9 outside the White House in Washington.

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Michigan sisters sing at National Christmas Tree Lighting ceremony

Michigan sisters sing at National Christmas Tree Lighting ceremony

| Mark Pattison | November 29, 2018 | 0 Comments

To hear the voices of the Dominican Sisters of Mary, Mother of the Eucharist from Michigan in Washington, the best bet was to listen to them sing at the National Christmas Tree Lighting ceremony on the Ellipse outside the White House late Nov. 28.

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Young Catholic entrepreneur takes lawn-mowing business to White House

Young Catholic entrepreneur takes lawn-mowing business to White House

| Zoey Maraist | September 19, 2017 | 2 Comments

When Francis “FX” Giaccio began his lawn-mowing business in May, the 11-year-old saw beyond the possibility of making enough money to buy a Lego set or a new phone. He saw an opportunity.

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Catholics’ post-election to-do list: work for unity, healing

Catholics’ post-election to-do list: work for unity, healing

| Carol Zimmermann | November 11, 2016 | 2 Comments

Political leaders, including Hillary Clinton, President-elect Donald Trump and President Barack Obama, acknowledged the disunity and urged people after the election to try to work together. Catholic leaders have been making similar pleas, not only for the nation, but also recognizing the division that exists among the Church’s own members who split their vote — 45 percent for Clinton and 52 percent for Trump.

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