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    Jul 21, 2014

    Pope calls for prayers as militants chase all Christians out of Mosul

    (CNS photo/Ahmed Malik, Reuters)

    By Carol Glatz, Catholic News Service
    VATICAN CITY (CNS) -- As the last Iraqi Christians in Mosul fled the city, Pope Francis urgently called for prayers, dialogue and peace.

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    Jul 20, 2014

    Parishioners say thank you to Bishop McDonnell with pancakes

    Story and photos by Terence Hegarty

    SPRINGFIELD – They said thank you with pancakes. Parishioners of St. Michael’s Cathedral Parish here celebrated Mass with Bishop Timothy A. McDonnell and held a pancake breakfast afterward

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    Jul 20, 2014

    Ninth Annual Encuentro Latino to be held Aug. 9 in Stockbridge

    (Photo courtesy of the National Shrine of The Divine Mercy)

    Staff report
    STOCKBRIDGE – The Ninth Annual Encuentro Latino will be held on Saturday, Aug. 9 from 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the National Shrine

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    Jul 19, 2014

    Longtime Housatonic pastor, Father Anthony J. Jutt, dies at 87

    (Catholic Communications file photo)

    Staff report

    Father Anthony J. Jutt, formerly of Housatonic, died July 17 at Mary’s Meadow at Providence Place in Holyoke. A priest for the Diocese of Springfield, he was born in Westfield Nov. 17, 1926.

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