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A propósito de la visita del papa Francisco se trabaja en la red electrónica con el apartado de ‘El bien triunfa’

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (CNS) -– Con un proyecto amplio de difusión digital que coincidiría con la visita del papa Francisco el próximo otoño a los Estados Unidos se procura reclutar a jóvenes e interactuar con ellos, especialmente los que no se consideran a sí mismos como personas religiosas. Estos “negados” como los analistas los han llamado […]

Editorial – Nonsense of nuclear war

Those of us who spent our formative years in the 1950s or 1960s remember “living with the bomb,” as some sociologists called it back then. In elementary school, we routinely practiced getting under our desks and covering our heads with our arms and hands — the famous “duck and cover” drills. We were preparing for […]

Tres obispos auxiliares nombrados para Los Ángeles; una renuncia aceptada

Por Catholic News Service WASHINGTON (CNS) — El papa Francisco ha nombrado tres obispos auxiliares para la Arquidiócesis de Los Ángeles y aceptó la renuncia del obispo auxiliar Gerald E. Wilkerson, de 75 años de edad. Los cambios fueron anunciados el 21 de julio en Washington por el arzobispo Carlo Maria Vigano, nuncio apostólico ante […]

St. Xavier swim team ranked in top ten

Heyward Harrison, a 2015 graduate of St. Xavier High School, qualified for the Olympic trials at the 2015 Speedo Sectional Meet held in Athens, Ga., earlier this month. Harrison qualified in the 200 backstroke. The St. Xavier High School swimming and diving team has been ranked eighth in the country for the 2015 season. The […]

Mercy Academy host STEM showcase

Mercy Academy will host STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) Showcase Night Aug. 4 at 7 p.m. at the school’s Stock Yards Bank Theatre, 5801 Fegenbush Lane. The event will include a ribbon cutting for the new STEM innovation center and demonstrations of projects by students.

Trinity student selected for Ali Center council

Connor McDonough, a senior at Trinity High School, has been selected as a member of the Muhammad Ali Center Council of Students for the 2015-2016 school year. “The group of young leaders is committed to improving themselves and their communities through the practice of Muhammad Ali’s six core principles: respect, confidence, conviction, dedication, spirituality and […]

126 St. Xavier students earn AP honors from college board

The College Board’s Advance Placement Program has recognized 126 St. Xavier High School students. The designation is based on the students’ performance on exams administered in May. Forty-nine students were recognized as AP Scholars. Thirty-six were recognized as AP Scholars with honor and 41 students honored as AP Scholars with distinction.