Catholic university presidents join Ash Wednesday fasting for immigration

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Today, Ash Wednesday, marks the start of the Lenten season, where the focus turns to praying, fasting, and doing good works. And there are certainly many people, groups, and situations to keep in mind while undertaking these Lenten practices. As one example, Archbishop Joseph Kurtz, head of the USCCB, in a statement today connected the season to the ongoing tensions in Ukraine, saying:  “I ask U.S.