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Soul Seeing: It's 7:30 a.m. I look in the mirror. My wrinkly, bald head looks like a cracked egg.

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German diocese wants to hold 'bling' bishop accountable for excesses

Bishop Franz-Peter Tebartz-van Elst earned the "bling" label in 2013 when aides revealed he had spent 31 million euros on a makeover of his residence and office.

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Politics

Talk of Latinos' potential political clout dominates La Raza gathering

Latinos, one of the fastest-growing demographics in the United States, have a message for politicians: We're not apathetic. We're unconvinced.

Nowhere was that more evident than at the annual conference...

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Talk of Latinos' potential political clout dominates La Raza gathering

Latinos, one of the fastest-growing demographics in the United States, have a message for politicians: We're not apathetic. We're unconvinced.

Nowhere was that more evident than at the annual conference...

Advocates and attorneys cheer judge's decision against family detention

The ruling has led to questions whether the federal government will appeal and how immigration officials will comply. 

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Jerry Berrigan of activist Berrigan brothers dies at 95

Jerome Berrigan was last arrested in 2011 at the age of 91 after protesting Reaper drones at Hancock Field Air National Guard Base in Syracuse, N.Y.

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Young African leaders come to the U.S. for intense six-week program

For the second consecutive year, the University of Notre Dame is hosting 25 men and women from 19 African countries for an intense and demanding six-week learning experience. 

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July 17-30, 2015

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