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Staff Report Just less than a year ago Facebook and Twitter feeds were completely full of people dumping buckets of ice water on their heads and challenging others to do the same to raise money and awareness for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), a neurodegenerative condition affecting roughly 30,000 Americans. News

Staff Report The ALS Ice Bucket Challenge has taken the nation by storm. Questions about the research supported by the ALS Association, however, have left some Catholics concerned about participating. Here is a quick overview of the situation. What is ALS, what is this challenge, who is the ALS Association,

Press Release UPDATE: See video and photos of Rigg and Otten taking the ice bucket challenge here. Jim Rigg, Superintendent of Catholic Schools for the Archdiocese of Cincinnati, and Tom Otten, principal of Elder High School, will take the popular “ice bucket challenge” to support medical research against ALS at