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  • Mexican family mourns 11 dead after church falls at baptism

    Mexican family mourns 11 dead after church falls at baptism

    Among the victims of a magnitude 7.1 quake in Mexico were 11 members of a family attending a baptism in the center of the country. The earthquake was centered in Puebla state, where it killed more than 40 people. Across Mexico it killed more than 200 people. Pope Francis expressed his closeness and prayers to the Mexican people during his general audience on Wednesday.

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  • Erie’s Mother Teresa Academy hoping for inner-city success

    Erie’s Mother Teresa Academy hoping for inner-city success

    Although the new Mother Teresa Academy’s $5,000 tuition represents the cost per pupil at the school, students who qualify for reduced-price lunch will only pay $500 and those who qualify for free lunch will only pay $250, and 99 percent of current students qualify for one or the other. Administrators say the school isn’t free for students because paying some tuition provides parents with a sense of ownership.

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  • Rescued Filipino priest talks of need for religious harmony

    Rescued Filipino priest talks of need for religious harmony

    Father Teresito Soganub was among many civilians abducted in May when hundreds of militants waving IS-style black flags laid siege to mosque-studded Marawi, a center of Islamic faith in the south of the mostly Catholic Philippines. “I still believe in an interfaith relationship, that we can be united as Muslims and Christians, that we’re not enemies,” he said on Monday, days after his rescue by the military.

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