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August 26, 2015

Cardinal Levada arrested in Hawaii on drunk-driving charge

Cardinal William J. Levada was arrested in Kailua-Kona, on the island of Hawaii, for driving under the influence of alcohol.
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Pope’s encyclical cited as totem pole blessed on way to coal mines

Portland Mayor Charlie Hales got a roar of approval from a packed Catholic church that he opposes new fossil fuel projects.
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Family prayer time can start with small, simple gestures, pope says

The pope encouraged parents to teach their children to make the sign of the cross and pray before meals.
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‘The nicest crossing guard ever’

Bernadette Jackson, a school crossing guard, is a beloved figure at Sacred Heart School, Glyndon.
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The fragility of trust

Broken trust is like a shattered coffee mug: You can glue the pieces back together, but it’s never going to look like it used to and may even leak.
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Kindergarten homework—it’s in the bag

When our kindergartener brought home his first homework tonight, he was proud to have an assignment—and it was a good one.He had to fill a plastic freezer bag with five or six things that would help him introduce himself to his teacher and his classmates.Now, I’m guessing that our nonstop
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