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U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos shakes hands with Alexis Stratton, a freshman at Providence Cristo Rey High School in Indianapolis, during the secretary's May 23 visit to the school. (CNS photo/John Shaughnessy, The Criterion)
Politics & Society News
The secretary of education arrived in Indiana's capital to address the national policy summit of the American Federation for Children, a national advocacy organization for school choice.
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In recent years, the Jesuit university "has experienced a series of financial challenges," like many small, public and private universities, a university news release said.
A migrant child sits on the deck of rescue ship as it arrives on April 19 in Augusta, Italy. (CNS photo/Darrin Zammit Lupi, pool via Reuters)
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Migration should be "a choice rather than something forced or involuntary," said Philippine Archbishop Bernardito Auza.
Cardinals attend a consistory led by Pope Francis as he names 20 new cardinals at the Vatican on Feb. 12, 2015. Photo courtesy of Reuters/Alessandro Bianchi
Faith News
Francis has also overturned the tradition of choosing bishops who are in charge of prestigious dioceses or Vatican departments as cardinals.
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Gunmen opened fire on a bus carrying Coptic Christians south of the Egyptian capital on Friday, killing 24 people and wounding 25, officials said.
Cardinal-designate Louis-Marie Ling Mangkhanekhoun, apostolic vicar of Pakse, Laos, places his hands on a new bishop during a 2010 ordination Mass. (CNS CNS photo/UCAN handout via EPA)
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Cardinal-designate Louis-Marie Ling Mangkhanekhoun, who will become the first cardinal from Laos, is an ethnic Khmu, a hill tribe from northern Laos and southern China.