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    Oct 19, 2014

    Latino men enjoy fourth annual conference

    Story and photos by Julie Beaulieu
    CHICOPEE-A spiritual Latin beat filled the foyer of the Our Lady of the Elms College Library Oct. 18

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    Oct 19, 2014

    Pope beatifies Blessed Paul VI, the 'great helmsman' of Vatican II


    By Francis X. Rocca
    Catholic News Service 
    (CNS photo/Paul Haring)

    VATICAN CITY (CNS) -- Beatifying Blessed Paul VI at the concluding Mass of the Synod of Bishops on the family, Pope Francis praised the late pope as the "great helmsman"  of the Second Vatican Council and founder of the synod, as well as a "humble and prophetic witness of love for Christ and his church."

     

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    Oct 18, 2014

    Religious educators asked to be ‘disciple makers’

    Story and photos by Julie Beaulieu
    WESTFIELD – Religious education teachers for grades 7-12 gathered at St. Mary High School in here Oct. 18 for a program 

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    Oct 18, 2014

    Synod of Bishops sends message of encouragement to traditional families 

    By Francis X. Rocca
    Catholic News Service
    (CNS photo/Paul Haring) 

    VATICAN CITY (CNS) -- On its last day of business, the Synod of Bishops on the family approved and released a three-page message expressing solidarity with Christian families around the world.


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