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  • Nun wins prestigious $1 million prize for work with refugees

    Nun wins prestigious $1 million prize for work with refugees

    On Wednesday October 11, Regis University presented the Opus Prize which includes one million dollars, to Sister Marilyn Lacey for her work in South Sudan and Haiti. All of the finalists work in difficult situations bringing hope to the hopeless.

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  • A pope who shuns awards set for a big one on Friday

    A pope who shuns awards set for a big one on Friday

    ROME — Not that Pope Francis probably needs additional accolades, but on Friday he’s set to receive a big one anyway: The prestigious Charlemagne Prize, awarded each year to individuals or institutions for their service to European unification. Technically, he’ll become the first pontiff to receive the award since it

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  • Top honors for Crux spirituality columnist

    Crux’s Margery Eagan took home top honors at the Religion Newswriters Association’s annual conference in Philadelphia Saturday, winning praise for excellence in religion commentary for her “On Spirituality” column. Judges awarded Eagan First Place for three columns: one chronicling her experience on a silent Ignatian retreat, another exploring end-of-life conversations,

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