JPII runs string of Bishop’s Cup wins to 5
The Pope John Paul II High School Knights captured the Bishop's Cup for the fifth straight year with a 31-17 win over Father Ryan High School on Friday, Sept. 11. Senior quarterback Sawyer Watts led the Knights to the win with three touchdown passes, all to sophomore Colin Cook. Diocesan School Superintendent Rebecca Hammel presents the Bishop's Cup to JPII's players.

JPII runs string of Bishop’s Cup wins to 5

Pope John Paul II High School captured the Bishop’s Cup for the fifth straight year with a 31-17 win over Father Ryan High School.

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U.S. bishops praise court’s ruling to count all U.S. residents in census, regardless of immigration status
Ella Nimmo, director of community programs and development at Cabrini Immigrant Services of New York City, speaks at the agency's headquarters Feb. 13, 2020, about an upcoming workshop focusing on the 2020 census. A federal court ruled Sept. 10 that excluding immigrants in the country illegally from the census count would violate the 14th Amendment, which requires the number of House seats each state is allotted to be based on "counting the whole number of persons in each state." (CNS photo/Gregory A. Shemitz)

U.S. bishops praise court’s ruling to count all U.S. residents in census, regardless of immigration status

The bishops reiterated their previous statement on the issue that said: "questions regarding citizenship should not be included in the census.”

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Protests must be nonviolent; governments must respect rights, pope says
A protester draped in a flag of Belarus kneels in front of law enforcement officers in Minsk Sept. 13, 2020, during a protest against presidential election results. (CNS photo/Tut.By via Reuters)

Protests must be nonviolent; governments must respect rights, pope says

In areas where there are protests, Pope Francis asked Catholic communities, especially pastors, "to work for dialogue and reconciliation."

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Repairs to Assumption Church after tornado slowed by COVID-19
The Church of the Assumption in Nashville sustained substantial damage from the March 3 tornado that swept through the Germantown neighborhood. The COVID-19 pandemic has slowed work on the repairs, which are expected to take two years and cost between $4 million and $6 million. Father Bede Price, pastor of Assumption, stands on scaffolding to examine some of the damage to the roof.

Repairs to Assumption Church after tornado slowed by COVID-19

Assumption Church is still waiting for an engineer’s report to determine the full extent of the damage from the March tornadoes.

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