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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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    Jan 27, 2015

    Providence Diocese offers to bury fetus found at sewage treatment plant

    By Rick Snizek
    Catholic News Service
    (CNS file photo/Michael J. Guilfoyl, Rhode Island Catholic)

    EAST PROVIDENCE, R.I. (CNS) -- The Diocese of Providence has offered to provide a proper burial for a fetus found in mid-January by a worker at a sewage treatment plant in East Providence.

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    Jan 27, 2015

    Polls reveal declining support for abortion in U.S.


    (Iobserve photos/courtesy of local March for Life pilgrims)

    By Nate Madden, Catholic News Service
    WASHINGTON (CNS) -- A Jan. 21 report from the National Right to Life Committee and new poll results show that abortion is increasingly unpopular in the United States.

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    Jan 27, 2015

    Father Richard McBrien, prolific theologian and essayist, dies at 78


    By Mark Pattison
    Catholic News Service
    (CNS photo/courtesy of University of Notre Dame)

    WASHINGTON (CNS) -- Father Richard P. McBrien, a retired professor of theology at the University of Notre Dame and who was chair of the university's theology department for 11 years, died Jan. 25 at age 78 in his native Connecticut.


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