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Campus Notebook: Mascot change more Franciscan; freshman's medical invention; solidarity with tomato-pickers


College roundup: A "Crusader" is too controversial today to remain mascot; 19-year-old is running company with new adhesive for medical devices; Ohio State University students fast in solidarity with Coalition of Immokalee Workers.

Francis to visit Colombia in September in peace deal push


Pope Francis will visit Colombia in September, giving a papal push for success to the implementation of the landmark peace deal agreed last year between the country's government and the rebel militants it had been fighting for decades.

The Holy See Press Office announced the trip from the Vatican late Friday, March 10. At a press conference shortly thereafter, the Colombian bishops' conference said the papal visit will carry the theme Vamos a dar un paso adelante ("Let's take a step forward.")


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