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Longtime pro-life advocate headlines at annual breakfast

April 29, 2017

Story and photos by Carolee McGrath

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Jericho 2017 Recognition Awards

April 29, 2017

Story and photos by Julie Beaulieu

Pope Francis, accompanied by Coptic Orthodox Pope Tawadros II,  lights a candle outside St. Peter's Church in Cairo April 28. The pope lit the candle in remembrance of victims of a December 2016 bombing inside the church. (CNS photo/Paul Haring) See POPE-EGYPT-ORTHODOX April 28, 2017.

Pope, Coptic patriarch honor martyrs, urge unity for peace

April 29, 2017

By Carol Glatz, Catholic News Service


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St. Thomas More Society sponsors panel on legalized marijuana

Story and photo by Carolee McGrath

Jim Harbaugh, head football coach for the University of Michigan, and his wife, Sarah, chat with Pope Francis after presenting him with a team football helmet during the pope's general audience in St. Peter's Square at the Vatican April 26. (CNS photo/L'Osservatore Romano) See POPE-MICHIGAN-FOOTBALL April 26, 2017.

Michigan head coach says meeting pope was ’emotional’

By Junno Arocho Esteves, Catholic News Service

Father Jerry Hogan, national circus chaplain, smiles after blessing people with holy water at Easter Mass for circus workers April 16 at the DCU Center arena in Worcester, Mass. (CNS photo/Tanya Connor, The Catholic Free Press) See CIRCUS-CHAPLAIN April 26, 2017.

Catholic chaplain accompanies anguished circus workers on final tour

By Tanya Connor, Catholic News Service

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Nine Holy Relics of the Passion displayed at Divine Mercy Shrine

Story and photo by Toby Rogers, Special to iObserve

This is a screen grab with an image of Pope Francis from The pope was a surprise presenter in a video talk played April 25 for 1,800 people attending TED 2017 in Vancouver, British Columbia, and posted online with subtitles in 20 languages. (CNS photo/

In TED talk, pope urges people to make real connections

By Keanine Griggs, Catholic News Service

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