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    Jan 28, 2015

    Father Merton at 100: Still inspiring people to get closer to God

    By Dennis Sadowski
    Catholic News Service
    (CNS photos/Merton Legacy Trust and the Thomas Merton Center at Bellarmine University)

    WASHINGTON (CNS) -- When Trappist Father Thomas Merton addressed persistent racism in his writing during the 1960s, his message seemingly reached into the future.

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    Jan 28, 2015

    Deacon Charles and Jeanne Wainwright receive annual Cyman Award

    Staff report
    (Iobserve photos/courtesy of St. Stanislaus School)

    CHICOPEE – St. Stanislaus School, here, recently presented its annual Father Cyman Award to Deacon Charles Wainwright and his wife, Jeanne. 

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    Jan 28, 2015

    Sainthood cause for Focolare founder formally begins

    By Catholic News Service
    (Catholic Press Photo)

    FRASCATI, Italy (CNS) -- Chiara Lubich, founder of the Focolare Movement, "lit a new light in the church's journey toward unity," Pope Francis said.

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    Jan 27, 2015

    Catholics join in marking 70th anniversary of Auschwitz liberation


    (CNS photo/Laslo Balogh, Reuters)

    By Jonathan Luxmoore, Catholic News Service
    WARSAW, Poland (CNS) -- Catholic leaders joined in commemorations of the 70th anniversary of the liberation of the Auschwitz concentration camp.


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