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    Sep 30, 2014

    Pope tells Vatican security force to be 'gossip police'

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

    VATICAN CITY (CNS) -- The biggest threat facing the Vatican isn't a bomb or bullet from the outside, but the insidious work of mischief-makers within, who plant discord and resentment, Pope Francis told the Vatican's security force.

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    Sep 29, 2014

    Pope: Greed, throwaway culture fuel 'hidden euthanasia' of elderly

    (CNS photos/Paul Haring)

    By Carol Glatz, Catholic News Service
    VATICAN CITY (CNS) -- Pope Francis warned against the abandonment and neglect of the elderly, calling it a "hidden euthanasia" rooted in

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    Sep 29, 2014

    Local Scouts celebrate their faith at 60th annual retreat camporee


    Story and photos by David Martin
    GOSHEN – Girl and Boy Scouts participating in the 60th Annual Retreat Camporee at Camp Holy Cross said it was inspiring to see others

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    Sep 28, 2014

    Red Mass honors legal professionals, calls ‘upon the Holy Spirit’

    (Iobserve photo/Fred LeBlanc)

    By Terence Hegarty
    SPRINGFIELD – With bright red vestments on the numerous members of the clergy, and a sea of red ties and jackets

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