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    Jul 5, 2015

    Returning to South America, pope says countries owe debt to their poor 

    (CNS photos/Paul Haring)

    By Cindy Wooden and Barbara Fraser Catholic News Service 

    QUITO, Ecuador (CNS) -- Although still thousands of miles from his birthplace in Argentina, Pope Francis made a homecoming of sorts July 5 when he landed in Ecuador, greeted by cheering crowds and the sights and sounds of South America.

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    Jul 5, 2015

    Bishop names new co-vicars for clergy

    (File Photos)


    SPRINGFIELD-  Springfield Bishop Mitchell T. Rozanski has named two priests to serve as co-vicars for clergy, it was announced this weekend.

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    Jul 4, 2015

    Pope prepares for weeklong visit to South America 

    (CNS photo/Guillermo Granja, Reuters)

    By Cindy Wooden Catholic News Service

    VATICAN CITY (CNS) -- Pope Francis' July 5-12 visit to Latin America will put him closely in touch with his Jesuit roots and with one of the main characteristics of his ministry as archbishop of Buenos Aires: direct contact with the poor, the sick and those striving to bring the Gospel to bear on social inequalities.

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    Jul 3, 2015

    Planning for new Pope Francis HS underway

    By Sharon Roulier

    SPRINGFIELD – In the two weeks since Springfield Bishop Mitchell T. Rozanski announced the site for the new Pope Francis High School, planning has begun in earnest.

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