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  1. Inmates at Louisiana prison built casket for Billy Graham

    IMAGE: CNS photo/courtesy BillGraham.or

    By Peter Finney Jr.

    NEW ORLEANS (CNS) -- In 1995, as inmates at the Louisiana State Penitentiary at Angola lowered the makeshift, cardboard casket containing the body of fellow inmate

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  2. Update: As DACA deadline nears, Catholics urge fix for immigration woes

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    WASHINGTON (CNS) -- Last September, as President Donald Trump pulled the plug on the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, he also gave Congress a March 5 deadline to

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  3. Prayer for peace in Congo, South Sudan a call to action, cardinal says

    IMAGE: CNS photo/Goran Tomasevic, Reuters

    By Junno Arocho Esteves

    VATICAN CITY (CNS) -- Pope Francis' call for a day of prayer and fasting for peace in war-torn countries like South Sudan and Congo is also a reminder for

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  4. Update: Rev. Graham dies; famous evangelist was admired by most Americans

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    MONTREAT, N.C. (CNS) -- The Rev. Billy Graham, a fiery Baptist preacher who was easily the most famous evangelist of the 20th century and for decades one of the world figures

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  5. Update: Sisters from Minnesota Catholic schools play on separate Olympic teams

    IMAGE: CNS photo/Grigory Dukor, Reuters

    By Matthew Davis

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (CNS) -- Few schools can claim an Olympic athlete among their alumni base.

    Even fewer schools have more than one, especially from the same

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