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Finding hope for 2018, despite the headlines of 2017
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January 2, 2018

Finding hope for 2018, despite the headlines of 2017

If it all seems too dreary to leave room for optimism, come with us as we look for the bright side of the news stories. The one time Jesus commented on the news, he took one lesson from it: Humanity must…
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After 100 years of construction, the largest Catholic church in America, the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception is finished
USA
December 11, 2017

After 100 years of construction, the largest Catholic church in America, the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception is finished

With the blessing of its final mosaic, America's Basilica - The National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception in Washington, D.C. - is finally complete after nearly a century of construction and adornment. "This magnificent tribute in stone, glass, marble mosaic…
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Pope Francis appoints Washington's auxilliary bishop, next bishop of Richmond Diocese
USA
December 5, 2017

Pope Francis appoints Washington’s auxilliary bishop, next bishop of Richmond Diocese

On Tuesday, December 5,  the Vatican announced Pope Francis’ appointment of Bishop Barry C. Knestout, as the next bishop of the Diocese of Richmond. Bishop Barry C. Knestout until now was one of the three auxiliary bishops for the Archdiocese…
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Mass shooting at Texas baptist church in Sutherland Springs 'leaves up to 27 dead after gunman opens fire at Sunday service'
USA
November 5, 2017

Mass shooting at Texas baptist church in Sutherland Springs ‘leaves up to 27 dead after gunman opens fire at Sunday service’

A man "in full gear" stormed into the First Baptist Church of Sutherland Springs in Texas and opened fire around 11:30 am during the Sunday morning service leaving 27 people dead and dozens of people injured. Tearful relatives have gathered…
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