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An urgent request for military back-up during the attack on the U.S. was reportedly denied by U.S. officials, who told the CIA operators twice to "stand down" rather than help the ambassador's team after shots were heard at approximately 9:40 p.m. in Benghazi on Sept. 11.
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Reading 1, Isaiah 50:4-9
Lord Yahweh has given me a disciple's tongue, for me to know ... Read More

Psalm, Psalms 69:8-10, 21-22, 31, 33-34
I am estranged from my brothers, alienated from my own mother's ... Read More

Gospel, Matthew 26:14-25
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April 16 Saint of the Day

St. Bernadette
April 16: On April 16, 1879, Bernadette -- or Sister Marie-Bernard, as she ... Read More