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    Apr 18, 2014

    Hundreds pray for an end to abortion on Good Friday

    Story and photo by Carolee McGrath
    SPRINGFIELD --  More than 200 people gathered in front of Planned Parenthood in Springfield on Good Friday morning to pray for

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    Apr 18, 2014

    Papal preacher: Betraying Jesus is bad, doubting his mercy is worse


    (CNS photo)

    By Carol Glatz, Catholic News Service
    VATICAN CITY (CNS) -- Everyone is capable of betraying Jesus as Judas did, but no one should make the mistake of doubting God's mercy

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    Apr 18, 2014

    Teens from diocese make Holy Thursday pilgrimage to seven churches


    Story and photos by Carolee McGrath
    CHICOPEE – Fifty teens from across the Diocese of Springfield spent Holy Thursday evening visiting seven churches in the area,

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    Apr 18, 2014

    Pope's Via Crucis meditations: God is on side of abused, violated

    By Carol Glatz
    Catholic News Service
    (CNS photos/courtesy Libreria Editrice Vaticana)

    VATICAN CITY (CNS) -- The often silent plight of sexually abused children, victims of domestic violence, prisoners, the abandoned elderly, the unemployed and immigrants facing hostility will be given a powerful voice during the Stations of the Cross at Rome's Colosseum.


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