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    Apr 24, 2014

    Dynamic duo: Blessed John XXIII, his valet often skirted papal protocol

    By Carol Glatz
    Catholic News Service
    (CNS photos)

    VATICAN CITY (CNS) -- Blessed John XXIII struggled to shake off many formalities that came with the papacy and often conspired with his valet to sneak out of the Vatican.

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    Apr 24, 2014

    Holocaust survivor and poet: Blessed John Paul II was a man of compassion

    (CNS photo/Chaz Muth)

    By Navar Watson, Catholic News Service
    PHILADELPHIA (CNS) -- Hanging on the wall in her office is a large painting of horses standing in a field with overcast skies and a vast, fallen tree,

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    Apr 24, 2014

    CatholicTV Network to provide canonization coverage

    Staff report 

    WATERTOWN, Mass. – The CatholicTV Network will provide coverage of the upcoming canonizations of Pope John Paul II and Pope John XXIII, with programming dedicated to the historic proceedings and live coverage of the Canonization Mass in Rome. (Visit for more information.)

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    Apr 24, 2014

    Pope: Don't dwell like bats in darkness; live gladly in Christ's light

    (CNS photo/Paul Haring)

    By Carol Glatz, Catholic News Service
    VATICAN CITY (CNS) -- Don't live the faith as if it were a "nonstop funeral," Pope Francis said.

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