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    Feb 27, 2015

    Father Theodore Hesburgh, higher education leader, diplomat, dies at 97

    By Catholic News Service
    (CNS photo/Matt Cashore, courtesy University of Notre Dame)

    NOTRE DAME, Ind. (CNS) -- Holy Cross Father Theodore M. Hesburgh, who led the University of Notre Dame through a period of dramatic growth during his 35 years as president and held sway with political and civil rights leaders, died Feb. 26 at the age of 97.

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    Feb 26, 2015

    Texas bishop frames theological call to be 'with the immigrant'

    By Patricia Zapor
    Catholic News Service
    (CNS photos/Tyler Orsburn)

    WASHINGTON (CNS) -- The faith and social justice considerations of immigration might be viewed theologically with an eye not just toward how migrants change "by being with us," said Bishop Daniel E. Flores of Brownsville, Texas, but also "are we willing to change by being with the immigrant?"

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    Feb 26, 2015

    Homeless man of deep faith given funeral, burial in Vatican City

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

    VATICAN CITY (CNS) -- A homeless man who faithfully attended Mass at a church inside Vatican City for decades was buried in a Vatican cemetery after it was discovered he had died and was left unidentified in a hospital morgue.

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    Feb 25, 2015

    Grandson's needs prompt Flynn's advocacy for adult-stem cell research

    By Nate Madden
    Catholic News Service
    (CNS photo/courtesy Bachrach)

    WASHINGTON (CNS) -- A former Boston mayor and U.S. ambassador to the Vatican said his life's work now is being an advocate for the use of adult stem cells in research and treatment of diseases.

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