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Refugee family sponsored by Jesuit parish has delayed arrival in DC


A refugee family, sponsored by a Jesuit parish, was finally able to reach the United States after being stopped by President Donald Trump's executive order banning refugees from seven Muslim-majority nations. 

The Cheikhos, a Kurdish Muslim family of eight from Syria, had been in Iraq as refugees for more than two years. They are being sponsored by Holy Trinity Parish in Washington, D.C. 

Campus Notebook: DePaul announces first non-ordained president, alumni raising funds to stop St. Joseph's closure


Campus Notebook: Amado Gabriel Esteban will be DePaul’s​ first lay president; St. Anselm's names its first chief diversity officer; Marylhurst University starts speaker series on social justice issues​



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March 24-April 6, 2017