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    May 21, 2015

    Cardinal, rabbi discuss progress, trials in Jewish-Catholic relations


    (CNS photo/Ed Pfueller, Catholic University of America)

    By Carol Zimmermann, Catholic News Service
    WASHINGTON (CNS) -- A key turning point in the relationships between Catholics and Jews occurred 50 years ago with the Second Vatican Council document on interreligious relations, a cardinal and rabbi told a group of religious leaders May 20.

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    May 21, 2015

    Nebraska Legislature passes repeal of death penalty


    (CNS file photo/Lisa Maxson, Catholic Voice)

    By Catholic News Service
    LINCOLN, Neb. (CNS) -- The Nebraska Legislature May 20 passed a measure to repeal the death penalty with enough votes to override Republican Gov. Pete Ricketts' promised veto.

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    May 21, 2015

    Two local companies donate to cancer center capital campaign  


    (Photo courtesy of Mercy Medical Center)

    Staff report
    SPRINGFIELD – Mercy Medical Center has announced that ProShred Security and Convergent Solutions Inc. (CSI) have joined together to pledge a gift of $25,000 to Transforming Cancer Care—The Capital Campaign for the Sister Caritas Cancer Center.   

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    May 20, 2015

    Diocese honored for exterior restoration of chancery, bishop’s residence

    Story and photos by Rebecca Drake
    SPRINGFIELD – The Roman Catholic Diocese of Springfield will be among 12 recipients of the Springfield Preservation Trusts’ Annual Preservation Awards.


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