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Published: March 21, 2018   

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Dreamers protest as politicos miss deadline

WASHINGTON -- As the once-feared March 5 deadline came and went, a bishop from the U.S.-Mexico border prayed with young adults in the streets of Washington just before they marched and chanted near the Washington Monument on the day President Donald Trump set as a deadline to end a program that keeps many of them in the country legally.

Miracles clear the way

VATICAN CITY -- Pope Francis has cleared the way for the canonization of Blessed Oscar Romero.

St. Louis Catholic groups look to future after Ferguson

WASHINGTON -- After the police killing of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Mo., near St. Louis, in the summer of 2014, Catholic organizations in the Archdiocese of St. Louis took a long, hard look at what they were doing to serve poor communities in the archdiocese — and what they could be doing better.

RISE movement challenges all men to live ‘fullness of their vocation’

PHILADELPHIA (CNS) -- The co-authors of a new program called RISE and their collaborators aim to do nothing less than “awaken today’s man.”

CNN presents ‘Pope: The Most Powerful Man in History’

NEW YORK -- It may be slightly overproduced, but CNN’s new docuseries “Pope: The Most Powerful Man in History” will nonetheless intrigue, edify and challenge viewers.

Foot washing not just a service, but a model Jesus asks us to follow

Did you know the washing of feet on Holy Thursday is not mandatory? Did you know a kiss to the feet used to be involved? How about 13 being the designated number of people getting their feet washed? I did not know this history until researching whose feet may get washed during Holy Thursday’s Mass. (Understanding our Church, Seeds of Faith)

Why is going to Mass important?

“Going to church is important because you learn about God. It makes you feel warm inside, like God is hugging you. I go to church very ...” (Youthspeak, Seeds of Faith)

Man, woman and the economic market: This is us

Much is said today about markets. Some believe that markets always know best and will, at least over time, produce the best possible economic outcomes when left to their own devices. Others believe that varying degrees of government regulation are necessary to prevent market failures or curb perverse incentives created by markets. (Columns)

How to make this your holiest time of year

Holy Week is a sacred time in our Church. It is when we reenact the last days of Christ’s life, his death and resurrection. It begins with Palm Sunday, March 25 and continues through Easter, April 1. (Editorial)

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