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    Jul 28, 2014

    Meeting 200 Pentecostals, pope renews friendship, talks unity


    (CNS photos/L'Osservatore Romano via Reuters) 

    By Cindy Wooden, Catholic News Service
    VATICAN CITY (CNS) -- His voice breaking with emotion, Giovanni Traettino, a Pentecostal pastor in southern Italy and longtime friend of Pope Francis,

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    Jul 27, 2014

    Westfield parish ready to welcome 'Weird Animals'


    (Photos courtesy of Our Lady of the Blessed Sacrament Parish)

    Staff report
    WESTFIELD – A roundup of animals is underway inside the parish center of Our Lady of the Blessed Sacrament Church, here.

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    Jul 27, 2014

    Pope makes heartfelt appeal on behalf of child victims of war


    (Photos courtesy of Bing images) 

    ROME (Zenit.org) -- During his Angelus address on Sunday, Pope Francis issued a heartfelt appeal on behalf of the world’s child victims of war,

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    Jul 27, 2014

    Bishops: To end border crisis, address issues forcing people to flee


    (CNS photo/Ross D. Franklin, pool via Reuters)

    By Catholic News Service
    WASHINGTON (CNS) -- To end the U.S.-Mexico border crisis, the United States must address the flow of illegal drugs and arms and the


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