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Here are some of the stories you missed if you didn't read Arkansas Catholic's March 23 issue.

California bishops laud death penalty moratorium

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (CNS) -- The Catholic bishops of California welcomed the March 13 decision by Gov. Gavin Newsom.

After attacks, bishops tell Muslims, ‘We hold you in prayer’

AUCKLAND, New Zealand -- New Zealand’s Catholic bishops have expressed horror and distress at a terrorist attack in two mosques in Christchurch that saw at least 50 people killed.


Kenneth Charles Schenk, 81, and his wife Mary Louise Schenk, 82, members of Immaculate Conception Church in Fort Smith, died Feb. 21. They are survived by ...

Georgetown former coach named in scam

WASHINGTON -- Officials at Georgetown University were “deeply troubled” to learn that the school’s former tennis coach, Gordon Ernst, is alleged to be part of a widespread college admissions scandal.

What’s a proper way to dispose of a relic?

Q. I received in the mail an unsolicited request for donations from a Catholic charitable organization. The mailing had a third-class relic, which I do not need. How do I dispose of this item respectfully? (Question Corner, Seeds of Faith)

When you are sharing the truth, you will be blessed by God

The young woman was quickly striding through the area congested with other pedestrians when she encountered a homeless man sitting on the street corner with his arm outstretched, holding up a cup for donations. She reached into her purse and emptied her coin purse into the man’s cup and continued on her way. (Columns)

Why would you ever vote ‘no,’ senators?

To the U.S. senators who voted “no” on the Born-Alive Survivors Protection Act, explain yourself. (Guest commentary)