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    Nov 24, 2014

    Funeral arrangements set for Bishop Joseph Maguire

    Staff Report

    SPRINGFIELD-  Officials of the Diocese of Springfield have announced funeral arrangements for retired Bishop Joseph F. Maguire.  

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    Nov 24, 2014

    Glowing tributes, huge crowds mark canonization of Indian saints


    (CNS photos/Anto Akkara)

    By Anto Akkara Catholic News Service
    MANNANAM, India (CNS) -- More than 100,000 pilgrims thronged the Chavara shrine in southern Kerala state as Kuriakose Elias Chavara

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    Nov 23, 2014

    Springfield Bishop Joseph F. Maguire, beloved bishop emeritus, dies at 95

     

    Staff report
    (Iobserve file photos)

    SPRINGFIELD -- Bishop Joseph Francis Maguire, retired fifth bishop of Springfield, passed away peacefully this evening, Nov 23, at 6 p.m. in his residence in Springfield, surrounded by family and caregivers.

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    Nov 23, 2014

    Re-gifting: Vatican raffles pope gifts to raise money for poor


    (CNS photo/Alessandro Bianchi, Reuters)

    By Cindy Wooden, Catholic News Service
    VATICAN CITY (CNS) -- Like many Catholic parishes, the Vatican has turned to a raffle to raise money; the difference is, though,


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