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    May 28, 2015

    Polish leaders hope Pope Francis visits Auschwitz when he comes in 2016


    (CNS photo/Stanislaus Rozpedzik, EPA)

    By Jonathan Luxmoore, Catholic News Service
    OXFORD, England (CNS) -- Although no date has been set, church leaders in Poland hope Pope Francis will visit the former Nazi concentration camp of Auschwitz during a July 2016 visit to Poland for World Youth Day.

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    May 28, 2015

    Nebraska bishops welcome override of veto of bill ending death penalty


    (CNS file photo/Lisa Maxson, Catholic Voice) 

    By Catholic News Service
    LINCOLN, Neb. (CNS) -- Nebraska state senators overrode Gov. Pete Ricketts' veto of a bill repealing capital punishment that had been supported by the state's Catholic bishops.

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    May 27, 2015

    Patten: Vatican media must be professional, but reform won't be pillage

    By Simon Caldwell
    Catholic News Service
    (CNS file photo)

    LONDON (CNS) -- The Vatican must stop running its media operation from silos, said the leader of papal commission set up to advise how the Vatican can better communicate with the church and the world.

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    May 27, 2015

    Pope urges engaged couples to take time, be open to God's surprises



    (CNS photo/Paul Haring)

    By Laura Ieraci, Catholic News Service
    VATICAN CITY (CNS) -- Couples who are seeking to marry, even those who have lived together, should value their engagement period as a time to grow in mature love and in profound knowledge of each other, said Pope Francis.


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