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    Apr 28, 2015

    Elms professor to offer free estate planning for first responders

    Staff report
    (Iobserve photo/courtesy of Elms College)

    CHICOPEE -- Elms College will sponsor "Wills for Local Heroes," a free will-writing workshop for first responders, on Thursday, April 30, from 5:30-7:30 p.m. at West Springfield Fire Department, 44 Van Deene Ave, West Springfield, MA 01089.

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    Apr 28, 2015

    Inclement weather, logistical issues delay aid for Nepal quake victims


    (CNS photo/Sedat Suna, EPA) 

    By Anto Akkara, Catholic News Service
    KATHMANDU, Nepal (CNS) -- Inclement weather and logistical pressures were delaying aid to hundreds of thousands of Nepalese earthquake victims.

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    Apr 28, 2015

    High-level tweeting: Study confirms pope's Twitter influence

    By Cindy Wooden
    Catholic News Service
    (CNS photo/Paul Haring)

    VATICAN CITY (CNS) -- When Pope Francis tweets, the world listens.

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    Apr 27, 2015

    No boring homilies, pope tells new priests at ordination


    (CNS photos/Paul Haring)

    By Cindy Wooden, Catholic News Service
    VATICAN CITY (CNS) -- Ordaining 19 men to the priesthood, Pope Francis not only told them to make sure their homilies were not boring, but he offered them advice on how to ensure their preaching would touch people: Speak from your heart.


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