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DOJ investigates Pennsylvania clergy members

DOJ investigates Pennsylvania clergy members

Emmanuel Okirie, Contributing Writer

October 22, 2018

Over 300 Catholic priests across Pennsylvania sexually molested children for more than 70 years, protected by Bishops and other top leaders in the church, persuading victims not to report the assault and law enforcement not to investigate it, according to a grand jury report released on Aug 14th. The...

Day of the Dead celebrated by more than Mexicans

Damita Menezes, Contributing Writer

October 22, 2018

Mexican Catholics are not alone believing that souls return to Earth on Nov. 2 each year to rejoin their families. Indian Catholics also observe the tradition and make special meals for their version of All Souls’ Day, or The Day of the Dead. The celebration combines Catholic and Mexica...

Where are all the Catholics at the nation’s largest Catholic school

Photo courtesy of Anna Wolfe

Jonathan Ballew, Assistant News Editor

January 22, 2018

When Selena Miller, a practicing Catholic, applied to DePaul, she had no idea it was a Catholic university. Damita Menezes, another practicing Catholic, said she has met only one other Catholic student in her first year at DePaul. DePaul is the largest Catholic University in the country. But the inauguration of Pres...

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