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    Jan 28, 2015

    Pope to dads: Play with your kids, be strong, loving, moral role models

    By Carol Glatz
    Catholic News Service
    (CNS photos/Paul Haring)

    VATICAN CITY (CNS) -- When their lives are all work and no play, men turn their children into "orphans" who lack a father to guide them, show them love and teach them values, Pope Francis said.

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    Jan 28, 2015

    Father Merton at 100: Still inspiring people to get closer to God

    By Dennis Sadowski
    Catholic News Service
    (CNS photos/Merton Legacy Trust and the Thomas Merton Center at Bellarmine University)

    WASHINGTON (CNS) -- When Trappist Father Thomas Merton addressed persistent racism in his writing during the 1960s, his message seemingly reached into the future.

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    Jan 28, 2015

    Deacon Charles and Jeanne Wainwright receive annual Cyman Award

    Staff report
    (Iobserve photos/courtesy of St. Stanislaus School)

    CHICOPEE – St. Stanislaus School, here, recently presented its annual Father Cyman Award to Deacon Charles Wainwright and his wife, Jeanne. 

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    Jan 28, 2015

    Sainthood cause for Focolare founder formally begins

    By Catholic News Service
    (Catholic Press Photo)

    FRASCATI, Italy (CNS) -- Chiara Lubich, founder of the Focolare Movement, "lit a new light in the church's journey toward unity," Pope Francis said.


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