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    Apr 16, 2014

    Ordination ceremony like Albany's new bishop: pastoral, personable

    (CNS photos/Ed Wilkinson, The Tablet)

    By Kate Blain, Catholic News Service
    ALBANY, N.Y. (CNS) -- The ceremony ordaining Bishop Edward B. Scharfenberger and installing him as the 10th bishop of the Albany Diocese

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    Apr 16, 2014

    Imitate Jesus' humility, thank him for it during Holy Week, pope says

    (CNS photos/Paul Haring)

    By Cindy Wooden, Catholic News Service
    VATICAN CITY (CNS) -- Jesus' resurrection "isn't the happy ending of a beautiful fairytale, it isn't the happy ending of a film," but is the result of

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    Apr 15, 2014

    Annual Chrism Mass hosts nearly full cathedral for ancient ritual

    Story and photos by Terence Hegarty
    SPRINGFIELD – Celebrating the beginning of the holiest days in the life of the church, Holy Week, Catholics from the Diocese of Springfield participated

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    Apr 14, 2014

    Killings at Jewish community center mourned; Catholic woman among dead

    (CNS photo/Dave Kaup, Reuters)

    By Catholic News Service
    OVERLAND PARK, Kan. (CNS) -- Outpourings of grief and support came in response to the murder of three people at two Jewish-run facilities in the

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