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    Apr 1, 2015

    Ten years after his death, St. John Paul's example lives on, pope says


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    By Carol Glatz, Catholic News Service
    VATICAN CITY (CNS) -- The example St. John Paul II gave the world is still alive and many people continue to be inspired by his faith, passion and joy, Pope Francis said.

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    Apr 1, 2015

    Pro-life vigil to be held on Good Friday


    (Iobserve file photo/Carolee McGrath)

    Staff report
    SPRINGFIELD – A pro-life vigil will be held Friday, April 3 from 10 a.m. to noon outside Planned Parenthood, 3550 Main St., here.

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    Mar 31, 2015

    Life and death justice issues face court, draw faith leaders' voices



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    By Patricia Zapor, Catholic News Service
    WASHINGTON (CNS) -- In separate cases, the Supreme Court will consider persistently unsettled angles on criminal sentencing, including death sentences for people with mental disabilities and life sentences for juveniles.

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    Mar 30, 2015

    Sacramental oils draw faithful ‘closer to Christ’ at annual Chrism Mass

     

    Story and photos by Terence Hegarty
    SPRINGFIELD – As Holy Week 2015 began, approximately 800 Catholics from the Diocese of Springfield participated in the annual Chrism Mass at St. Michael’s Cathedral here March 30.


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