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Holy Cross Rower Dies Weeks After Setting Record

Grace Rett killed in crash day after 20th birthday

(Newser) - Grace Rett, a College of the Holy Cross rower who set a world record for her age group just a few weeks ago, was killed in a van crash in Florida Wednesday morning—the day after her 20th birthday. Police say a van carrying students from the Massachusetts college, who...

Judge: Take Down San Diego War Cross

But Supreme Court appeal may change things

(Newser) - A giant cross that's stood on a San Diego mountain for decades may not dot Mount Soledad for many more. A judge has ruled the 43-foot national war memorial cross violates the separation of church and state and needs to be removed within 90 days—once all appeals are...

Holy Cross Priests Rip Obama Notre Dame Invitation

Order charges Notre Dame 'risks its soul' by letting prez speak

(Newser) - Ten priests from the Holy Cross order that founded the University of Notre Dame say the school risks its "true soul" and could alienate itself from the Catholic Church by inviting President Obama to campus next month. They urged  the Holy Cross priest who heads Notre Dame to reconsider...

Catholic Colleges Brace for Pope's Criticism

Free-thinking academics anticipate call to toe the line

(Newser) - Pope Benedict XVI’s April address to top Catholic educators is likely to be a call to observe church teachings more closely, reports the Washington Post. All but 20 of the 235 American Catholic colleges and universities are too freethinking to suit the Vatican, says one expert, and the situation...

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