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Faith Briefs for April 3

Catholic Daughters meeting is canceled

The Catholic Daughters of the Americas meeting on Monday, April 13, in Carlin Hall has been canceled.

The public can still stream the Monday evening Mass at 5 p.m. on the Holy Redeemer website.

The Birthright Baby Shower, Pizza Ranch Fundraiser, and candidates for new officers nominated at a later date.

Investigators: fire at Louisiana church ruled arson

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — A fire just after midnight Wednesday at a Louisiana church was deliberately set, investigators said.

The Baton Rouge Fire Department, in a news release, said it happened at Broadmoor United Methodist Church in Baton Rouge around 12:15 a.m.

Court upholds ex-college president’s bribery plot conviction

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (AP) — A federal appeals court has upheld the conviction of the former president of a private Christian college in northwestern Arkansas who pleaded guilty in a kickback scheme involving state legislators.

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the 8th Circuit on Tuesday upheld the three-year prison sentence of former Ecclesia College President Oren Paris III, the Northwest Arkansas Democrat-Gazette reported. Paris, convicted on one count of conspiracy, was granted the right to appeal after pleading guilty in April 2018.

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