April 16, 2015 in History


The Vatican ends a five-year investigation into a key organization of U.S. nuns two years ahead of schedule and recommends no major changes; the group was under scrutiny for practices considered out of line with Catholic Church teaching

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1980 Arthur Ashe retires from professional tennis
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