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    Nov 21, 2014

    CCHD collection slated for Nov. 22-23 in the Springfield Diocese


    (Iobserve file photo/Father Bill Pomerleau)

    By Julie Beaulieu
    SPRINGFIELD – Throughout the Springfield Diocese this weekend, Nov. 22-23, there will be a second collection for

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    Nov 21, 2014

    Bishop Malone grants dispensation for Sunday obligation because of snow


    (CNS photo/Aaron Lynett, Reuters)

    By Catholic News Service
    BUFFALO, N.Y. (CNS) -- Catholics in snowbound areas of western New York will not have to attend Mass the weekend of Nov. 22-23.

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    Nov 21, 2014

    Obama immigration plan largely welcomed; critics challenge its legality


    (CNS photos/Tyler Orsburn)

    By Catholic News Service
    WASHINGTON (CNS) -- President Barack Obama's package of actions affecting millions of people without legal immigration status

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    Nov 21, 2014

    Diocese releases data documenting enrollment decline in Catholic schools

    Staff report

    SPRINGFIELD – On Thursday, Nov. 20, the Diocese of Springfield released data showing a steady decline in enrollment in diocesan high schools at the same time those same schools required millions of dollars in support in tuition assistance and to offset operating deficits.


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