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    Jan 26, 2015

    Persecuted for faith, Christians are united in bloodshed, pope says

    By Carol Glatz
    Catholic News Service
    (CNS photo/Paul Haring)

    VATICAN CITY (CNS) -- Christians are united in bloodshed as they suffer from violence and persecution in various parts of the world, Pope Francis told Christian leaders.

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    Jan 26, 2015

    Bishop Rozanski presents statement on Jan. 24-25 discussions on future of Cathedral High

    Staff report
    (Iobserve file photo)

    SPRINGFIELD -- After two days of problem solving sessions held in Westfield to discuss the future of Cathedral High School, Springfield Bishop Mitchell T. Rozanski presented the following statement at a 1:30 p.m. press conference today at the Dicoesan Pastoral Center, here:

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    Jan 25, 2015

    Bishop Rozanski celebrates annual Mass with the deaf community

    Story and photos by Terence Hegarty

    SPRINGFIELD – At a special 2 p.m. Mass Jan. 24 held at Mary, Mother of Hope Parish here, Springfield Bishop Mitchell T. Rozanski thanked the nearly 80 attendees from the deaf community for their faith and their outreach in the Diocese of Springfield.

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    Jan 24, 2015

    Confession is time to encounter God, it's not a dry cleaners, pope says

    By Cindy Wooden
    Catholic News Service
    (CNS file photos/L'Osservatore Romano via Reuters)

    VATICAN CITY (CNS) -- While people must be honest and specific about their sins when they go to confession, they will miss the sacrament's key grace if they are "completely mechanical" about listing their sins, Pope Francis said.

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