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    Feb 27, 2015

    Bishop discusses merger with Holyoke Catholic, Cathedral High students


    (Iobserve photo/courtesy Cathedral High School)

    Staff report
    SPRINGFIELD – Springfield Bishop Mitchell T. Rozanski paid a visit to Cathedral and Holyoke Catholic high schools this week following his Feb. 23 announcement that the schools would be merged into a new regional Catholic high school.

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    Feb 27, 2015

    Experienced educator to head new Catholic education initiative


    (Iobserve photo/Rebecca Drake)

    Staff report
    SPRINGFIELD – After announcing the decision regarding the future of Springfield’s Cathedral High School, Springfield Bishop Mitchell T. Rozanski introduced Paul C. Gagliarducci as the chairman of the newly created Catholic Secondary Education Initiative.

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    Feb 27, 2015

    Massachusetts Catholics offer prayers for Coptic Orthodox martyrs


    (CNS photo/Mohamed Abd El Ghany, Reuters)

    By Christine M. Williams
    FALL RIVER, Mass. – Local Catholics have prayed in solidarity with Coptic Orthodox Christians mourning the loss of 21 men recently martyred in Libya.

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    Feb 27, 2015

    Father Theodore Hesburgh, higher education leader, diplomat, dies at 97

    By Catholic News Service
    (CNS photo/Matt Cashore, courtesy University of Notre Dame)

    NOTRE DAME, Ind. (CNS) -- Holy Cross Father Theodore M. Hesburgh, who led the University of Notre Dame through a period of dramatic growth during his 35 years as president and held sway with political and civil rights leaders, died Feb. 26 at the age of 97.


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