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Published: September 16, 2020   
CNS / Michael Alexander, The Georgia Bulletin

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Archbishop at Notre Dame: The misery of slavery remains

WASHINGTON -- In a class within an anti-racism course at the University of Notre Dame, Washington Archbishop Wilton D. Gregory spoke in a teleconference call to students, faculty and alumni about the moral imperative of opposing racism.

Cardinal visits Lebanon, saying 'You are not alone'

BEIRUT -- Bringing a message of hope to Lebanon, a month after a double blast struck Beirut, Pope Francis' closest collaborator assured the Lebanese: "You are not alone. The whole world supports you." 


Hannah Beth Pfaff, 33, a member of St. Jude Church in Jacksonville, died Aug. 7. She is survived by …

Rockets, Trojans kick off

After weeks of uncertainty, football returned to Catholic schools in Little Rock and Subiaco to close out the month of August. Catholic High School in Little Rock hosted Jonesboro Aug. 28 and had the visitors on the ropes until a wide-open … (Sports briefs)

Daily Examen unites virtual students to God, Catholic education

A beautiful phrase sits like a smooth stone in the cascade of words that are the documents of Vatican II. The phrase is “stream of divine grace.” The Constitution on the Sacred Liturgy reads, “for well-disposed members of the faithful, the liturgy of the sacraments and sacramentals sanctifies almost every event in their lives; they are given access to the stream of divine grace …” (no. 61). (Understanding our Church, Seeds of Faith)

What gift has God given you?

“God has given me the gift for a second chance for my mom. Sadly, she tested positive for COVID-19, luckily she doesn’t have it anymore which is why … (Youthspeak, Seeds of Faith)

I am a ‘long hauler.’ Here’s what I want you to know

How many of you have heard of the term “long haulers”? And I’m not referring to truckers. A long hauler is someone suffering long-term symptoms from COVID-19. I never thought that term would apply to me. (Columns)

In a divided nation, Christians can be united

The Statue of Freedom has stood atop the U.S. Capitol dome since 1863, the middle of the Civil War. The nation’s motto, “E Pluribus Unum” (“Out of Many, One”) is emblazoned on the base of the statue, which depicts liberty as a woman. (Guest commentary)

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