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KNOXVILLE, TN - June 12, 2021 - Infielder Jake Rucker #7 of the Tennessee Volunteers during the 2021 NCAA baseball tournament super regional game between LSU Tigers and the Tennessee Volunteers at Lindsey Nelson Stadium in Knoxville, TN. Photo By Caleb Jones/Tennessee Athletics

JPII grad Jake Rucker selected in MLB draft

Rucker family parishioners at Our Lady of Lourdes

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Read more about the article Pope calls for prayers for forgiveness, coexistence in Holy Land
A Palestinian woman reacts after returning to her destroyed house in Gaza May 21, 2021, following the Israel-Hamas truce. The May 21 truce followed more than a week of fighting that claimed hundreds of lives. (CNS photo/Ibraheem Abu Mustafa, Reuters)

Pope calls for prayers for forgiveness, coexistence in Holy Land

Pope thanks God for halt to violence between Israelis, Palestinians

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Read more about the article Pope arrives in Iraq, promoting peace, tolerance, equality
Pope Francis receives flowers from children during a welcoming ceremony with Iraqi President Barham Salih at the presidential palace in Baghdad March 5, 2021. (CNS photo/Vatican Media)

Pope arrives in Iraq, promoting peace, tolerance, equality

“I come as a pilgrim of peace in the name of Christ, the prince of peace," Pope Francis told the Iraqi people March 5

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Read more about the article Pope’s pandemic year in review: Prayer, online meetings, hopes for change
Pope Francis prays in front of the "Miraculous Crucifix" from the Church of St. Marcellus in Rome during a prayer service in an empty St. Peter's Square at the Vatican in this March 27, 2020, file photo. With COVID-19 already a crisis around the globe, the pope's prayer service that night drew the world's attention. (CNS photo/Vatican Media)

Pope’s pandemic year in review: Prayer, online meetings, hopes for change

Pope Francis implored people to use the crisis as an opportunity to rethink the way they treat their neighbors and the environment.

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