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Twelve Things that Caught My Eye Today (May 13, 2019)

1. On Sunday in Sri Lanka, Catholics celebrated their first Sunday Mass since the Easter attacks

2. Also on Sunday at Mass in Burkina Faso, a 34-year-old priest, Fr. Simeon Yampa, was killed during a church attack.

3. Chris Arnade on Back Row America

4. An “Instant Family” kind of story from Texas



7. Fr. Robert Barron has a new book out urging Catholics not to abandon the Church in the wake of a new season of scandal.


9. Karen Swallow Prior on childlessness on Mother’s Day.

10. A 4-year-old made a promise to his sister after she died. He kept it for 13 years.



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