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    Dec 18, 2014

    Elms College nursing students’ caRe vaN receives $27,000 grant


    (Iobserve file photo/Stephen Kiltonic) 

    Staff report
    CHICOPEE – The Elms College School of Nursing’s caRe vaN has received a one-year $27,000 grant from the Raskob Foundation of

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    Dec 18, 2014

    Cardinal cuts ties with Priests for Life, says reforms in group needed

    By Catholic News Service
    (CNS photos/Gregory A. Shemitz)

    NEW YORK (CNS) -- New York Cardinal Timothy M. Dolan said he wants "nothing further to do" with Priests for Life, which has its headquarters on Staten Island, which is in the New York Archdiocese.

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    Dec 18, 2014
    Pope Francis credited for urging U.S., Cuba to normalize relations



    (CNS photo/Enrique De La Osa, Reuters)

    By Dennis Sadowski, Catholic News Service
    WASHINGTON (CNS) -- Pope Francis personally appealed to President Barack Obama and Cuban President Raul Castro this year to

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    Dec 17, 2014

    Hall of Fame soccer coach speaks to Cathedral High students


    (Photos courtesy of Cathedral High School)

    Staff report
    SPRINGFIELD – On Dec. 2, Tony DiCicco, Hall of Fame soccer coach and American Soccer League member, spoke to Cathedral


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