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    Mar 4, 2015

    Ignoring, abandoning the elderly is a sin, pope says

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

    VATICAN CITY (CNS) -- Seeing the elderly only as a burden "is ugly. It's a sin," Pope Francis said at his weekly general audience.

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    Mar 3, 2015

    By listening to poor, mission of 'Gaudium et Spes' lives, cardinal says

    By Dennis Sadowski
    Catholic News Service
    (CNS photo/Ed Pfueller, The Catholic University of America)

    WASHINGTON (CNS) -- By listening to people's suffering, joys and daily endeavors, Catholics bring the vision of the Second Vatican Council to the world, Cardinal Luis Antonio Tagle of Manila, Philippines, told an audience at The Catholic University of America.

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    Mar 3, 2015

    Massachusetts priest assigned to Vatican's observer mission at U.N.


    (Iobserve photo/courtesy of Bing images)

    By Dave Jolivet, Catholic News Service
    FALL RIVER, Mass. (CNS) -- Father Roger Landry, former pastor of St. Bernadette's Parish in Fall River, has been given a new assignment: working for the Vatican's Permanent Observer Mission to the United Nations.

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    Mar 2, 2015

    Vatican security always on high alert, chief says after IS threats


    (CNS photo/Paul Haring) 

    By Cindy Wooden, Catholic News Service
    VATICAN CITY (CNS) -- The head of Vatican security said Islamic State militants have threatened the Vatican, but there are no indications of any planned attack.


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