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A Lifeline for Minorities, Catholic Schools Retrench

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Sonia Sotomayor

A generation of Latino and African American professionals fears that a springboard that helped many working class kids is disappearing. Justice Sotomayor said, “The Catholic schools have been a pipeline to opportunity for generations.” It’s in The New York Times here: A Lifeline for Minorities, Catholic Schools Retrench  

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Feast of Corpus Christi

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Eucharist

Today is the Feast of Corpus Christi, a feast in honor of the Holy Eucharist, born from the visions of a 13th century Augustinian nun. (Much more here.) Read more about today’s feast from Melissa Musick & listen to “Pange Lingua” after the jump:

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In Surprise Appearance Pope Francis Hears Confessions of Teens in Vatican Square

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Pope Francis hears confessions

On St. George’s day, Pope Francis turned up in Vatican Square to hear the confessions of sixteen of the thousands of teenagers who had gathered to receive the Sacrament of Reconciliation. More form Aleteia here: In Surprise Appearance Pope Francis Hears Confessions of Teens in Vatican Square. Want to learn how to make a Confession, or why Catholics confess? Video after the jump: