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  1. 032817 st joseph MOUNT HOLLY — On March 17, Catholics of Irish descent in the Diocese of Charlotte gathered to celebrate their Irish roots with a special Mass at Old St. Joseph Church in Mount Holly, one of North Carolina’s oldest...

  2. 032717 pope kids ROME — Pope Francis asked 45,000 children preparing for confirmation to promise Jesus they would never engage in bullying.

    Turning stern during a lively and laughter-filled encounter March 25, Pope Francis told the youngsters he was very worried about...

  3. 032717 sister rose SAINT MARY-OF-THE-WOODS, Ind. — Sister Rose Marita Riordan died March 19, 2017, in Lourdes Hall, on the campus of the Sisters of Providence in Saint Mary-of-the-Woods, Ind. She was 95.

    The Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated March 24,...

  4. 032717 carl anderson BELMONT — Carl Anderson, Supreme Knight of the Knights of Columbus, received the inaugural Benedict Leadership Award from the Benedict Leadership Institute at Belmont Abbey College March 24.

    The Benedict Leadership Institute was founded in 2016 to develop and...

  5. 032217 pope audience VATICAN CITY — Christian hope is built on patiently enduring everything life brings and knowing how to see God's presence and love everywhere, Pope Francis said.

    God "never tires of loving us" as he "takes care of us, dressing...

  6. 032117 refugees CHARLOTTE — Refugee families continue to arrive in the Diocese of Charlotte while President Donald Trump and the courts battle over a travel ban temporarily suspending all refugee resettlement as well as immigration from several Muslim-majority countries.

    Since the...

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