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    May 22, 2015

    Indian Orchard church rebuilding to start soon

    Staff report
    (Iobserve file photos)

    INDIAN ORCHARD – Thanks to a May 21 vote of the Springfield Historical Commission,   plans to rebuild St. Jude Mission Church, here, are expected to proceed quickly, the pastor of Our Lady of the Sacred Heart Parish predicted.

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    May 22, 2015

    Abundance of media connects people far and wide to Romero beatification


    (CNS photos/Lissette Lemus)

    By Rhina Guidos, Catholic News Service
    SAN SALVADOR, El Salvador -- The use of modern media to move and consume news of the beatification of Oscar Romero might be a fitting tribute to the Salvadoran archbishop.

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    May 21, 2015

    Cardinal, rabbi discuss progress, trials in Jewish-Catholic relations


    (CNS photo/Ed Pfueller, Catholic University of America)

    By Carol Zimmermann, Catholic News Service
    WASHINGTON (CNS) -- A key turning point in the relationships between Catholics and Jews occurred 50 years ago with the Second Vatican Council document on interreligious relations, a cardinal and rabbi told a group of religious leaders May 20.

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    May 21, 2015

    Nebraska Legislature passes repeal of death penalty


    (CNS file photo/Lisa Maxson, Catholic Voice)

    By Catholic News Service
    LINCOLN, Neb. (CNS) -- The Nebraska Legislature May 20 passed a measure to repeal the death penalty with enough votes to override Republican Gov. Pete Ricketts' promised veto.


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