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NASHVILLE, Tenn. – The recent scene in downtown Nashville of mobs of hockey fans was almost unthinkable a decade ago.

A tender gaze: Fatima trip shows Pope's respect for pilgrims' faith

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VATICAN CITY – Pope Francis is not shy about showing his love for Mary in public and, like many Latin American bishops, he strongly has resisted attempts to dismiss as superstitious or "simple," in a negative sense, popular devotion to the mother of God.

Fatima at 100 – Recap of Pope Francis’ trip

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Missed our coverage of Pope Francis' trip to Fatima for the 100th anniversary of the Marian apparitions? Click here to check them out.

Fatima relics create a special connection for Toronto parish

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While Pope Francis and countless thousands of Catholics flock to Portugal this week to celebrate one of the most famous Marian devotions in the world, a little piece of Fatima can be found in the Archdiocese of Toronto.

Catholic Education Special Section

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This week is Catholic Education Week! Click here to check out all of our feature stories on Catholic Education.

Schools ready to go around the globe to solve enrolment issues

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Years of declining enrolment are pushing some Catholic school boards to take a far deeper dive into the foreign student market.

Niagara teen excels on all fronts to gain Harvard admission

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Emily Hunter expects to do great things at Harvard University starting next September, thanks to the Catholic education she received in Ontario.

Teacher competing in pageant sends beautiful message to students

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Stephanie Photopoulos always taught her students at school and at the dance studio that their bodies should be loved and cherished. Now, the young Catholic hopes to prove it to them on stage.

Catholic schools are a vehicle for faith journey

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Canada is fortunate to have sociologists like Reginald Bibby working in the field of religious attitudes. His most recent book, Canada’s Catholics, should be on the desk of all administrators, trustees, teachers and priests.

Parents go back to school for free French refresher

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Every parent knows the importance of having conversations with their kids.