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Archbishop: No date yet for Blessed Romero canonization
March 27, 2017

While documentation regarding an alleged miracle attributed to the intercession of Blessed Oscar Romero is being studied at the Vatican, there is no date scheduled for his canonization, the archbishop of San Salvador, El Salvador, said.

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Pope recognizes miracle attributed to Fatima visionaries
March 27, 2017

Pope Francis has approved the recognition of a miracle attributed to the intercession of two of the shepherd children who saw Our Lady of Fatima in 1917, thus paving the way for their canonization.

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London cardinal call for prayers for victims of Westminster attack
March 23, 2017
Cardinal Vincent Nichols of Westminster, whose cathedral is just a short walk from the scene of the London terrorist attack, called for prayers for the dead and wounded.
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U.S. Catholics asked 'to accompany' migrants, refugees seeking better life
March 22, 2017

The U.S. bishops in a pastoral reflection released March 22 called all Catholics to do what each of them can "to accompany migrants and refugees who seek a better life in the United States."

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Confirmation hearings open for Trump's Supreme Court nominee
March 21, 2017

The first day of Senate confirmation hearings for Judge Neil Gorsuch, President Donald Trump's nominee for the U.S. Supreme Court, began March 20 with a series of introductory remarks from senators establishing what they hope to ask the nominee and the importance of the role of Supreme Court justice.

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Pope apologizes for Catholics' participation in Rwanda genocide
March 20, 2017

Meeting Rwandan President Paul Kagame, Pope Francis asked God's forgiveness for the failures of the Catholic Church during the 1994 Rwanda genocide and for the hatred and violence perpetrated by some priests and religious.

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