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Faith always in first place for Catholic high school’s Hall of Fame coach

Wootten led his teams to national prominence while teaching his players to prioritize God, family, school and basketball in that order.
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Movie Review: ‘Jojo Rabbit’

As with many satires, the makers of "Jojo Rabbit" (Fox Searchlight) don't care much whether an audience likes their film -- or understands all of it.
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Supreme Court divided about religious schools in scholarship program

During oral arguments Jan. 22 about the constitutionality of excluding religious schools from a scholarship aid program, a divided Supreme Court seemed like it might lean toward finding a way to allow religious schools to participate.
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Archbishop Chaput retires; pope names Bishop Perez successor

Pope Francis has accepted the resignation of Archbishop Charles J. Chaput of Philadelphia and has appointed Bishop Nelson J. Perez of Cleveland as his successor.
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Miami priest brings social media muscle to Mid-Atlantic Congress

Catholic priests get asked a lot of questions, but for Father Rafael Capó one question comes up more often than not. “Hey Father, what do you bench?”
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‘Ed’ Wall, former Catholic Review editor and veteran journalist, dies at 94

Arthur E. P. “Ed” Wall, a former editor of the Catholic Review from 1965 to 1971 who would later become director and editor-in-chief of what is now Catholic News Service, died Jan. 18 in Orland Park, Ill. He was 94.
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Bishop Strickland says he asked pope about McCarrick report

Bishop Joseph E. Strickland of Tyler, Texas, said he asked Pope Francis about the Vatican investigation into Theodore E. McCarrick and the release of a promised report on how the former cardinal managed to rise through the church ranks.
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Pope urges bishops to teach discernment, including on political issues

Sometimes the political choices people face can seem like a choice between supporting a "snake" or supporting a "dragon," but Pope Francis told a group of U.S. bishops their job is to step back from partisan politics and help their faithful discern based on values, said Cardinal Daniel N. DiNardo of Galveston-Houston.
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St. Bernardine mourns parishioner caught in crossfire of shootout

A longtime parishioner of St. Bernardine Church in West Baltimore died Jan. 18 after being shot earlier this month outside her apartment complex, apparently caught in the crossfire as she smoked a cigarette.
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Mass prepares way for March for Life, honors Camp GLOW director

The faithful included members with Down syndrome who have benefited from their time at Camp GLOW; people in wheelchairs; and those interpreting in American Sign Language for the hearing impaired.
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St. Ignatius in Baltimore acknowledges history of segregation

The renaming of the chapel is a step toward deepening the parish’s commitment to interracial justice in Baltimore, Father Casciotti said.
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