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Suspect sought in murders of nuns who worked at Mississippi clinic
Friday, August 26, 2016

WASHINGTON (CNS) -- Police continued to search for the killer of two women religious who spent years caring for poor people as nurse practitioners in central Mississippi.

Sister Margaret Held, 68, a member of the School Sisters of St. Francis in Milwaukee, and Sister Paula Merrill, 68, a member of the Sisters of Charity of Nazareth ...

A violent summer pushes U.S. to deal with the pain of racism
Thursday, August 25, 2016

WASHINGTON (CNS) -- With the haunting lyrics of a song that refers to a lynching sung in the background, a group of African-American Catholics in Los Angeles gathered in mid-August to meditate on the fatal shootings of unarmed black men and boys, linking their suffering to the persecution and crucifixion of Jesus.

The approximately 150 participants ...

Olympian known as compassionate competitor motivated by faith
Thursday, August 25, 2016

PORTLAND, Ore. (CNS) -- Galen Rupp is slowly chiseling his place in history.

On the final day of the 2016 Rio Olympics Aug. 21, Rupp became the first American-born athlete to medal in the marathon in 40 years as he earned the bronze. As he crossed the finish line, the graduate of Central Catholic High School ...

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