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Bishop Pepe of Las Vegas retires; Bishop Thomas to succeed him

Archdiocesan news briefs

Tutoring grant

The Saigh Foundation recently presented the English Tutoring Project (ETP) with a $5,000 grant for its mission to provide English language skills for children at no charge to the families or schools served. ETP, founded in 1998 by 17 congregations of women religious, serves 116 students from 14 countries of origin in eight Catholic elementary schools in the Archdiocese of St. Louis. The foundation was created by Fred M. Saigh to serve as a legacy of the gifts he gave throughout his lifetime to the community of St. Louis. Saigh was the child of immigrants.

Nation and world briefs

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Network social justice lobby unveils '21st Century Poverty' campaign

Archdiocesan news briefs

In memoriam

Longtime pro-life advocate Ann O'Brien died on Feb. 7. O'Brien for years was active in the pro-life movement and participated in peaceful sit-ins in front of abortion clinics in the 1970s and '80s. A memorial Mass was celebrated Feb. 15 at Holy Infant Church in Ballwin. Burial was in Calvary Cemetery.

Upcoming events

SLU bicentennial lecture

Nation and world briefs

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Report shows NGOs follow policy barring use of aid for abortion

Archdiocesan news briefs

Marianists complete Provincial Council

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