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    May 27, 2015

    Pope urges engaged couples to take time, be open to God's surprises

    (CNS photo/Paul Haring)

    By Laura Ieraci, Catholic News Service
    VATICAN CITY (CNS) -- Couples who are seeking to marry, even those who have lived together, should value their engagement period as a time to grow in mature love and in profound knowledge of each other, said Pope Francis.

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    May 26, 2015

    Pope, in interview, talks about his daily habits, hopes, concerns

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    By Cindy Wooden, Catholic News Service
    VATICAN CITY (CNS) -- Pope Francis said he wants to be remembered as "a good person who tried to do good. I cannot ask for anything more than that."

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    May 26, 2015

    UPDATED: Dublin archbishop: Church needs 'reality check' after marriage vote

    By Michael Kelly
    Catholic News Service
    (CNS file photo/Paul Haring)

    DUBLIN (CNS) -- Archbishop Diarmuid Martin of Dublin has said the church needs a "reality check" after Irish voters overwhelmingly supported same-sex marriage.

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    May 25, 2015

    Michael Tilotson, longtime Catholic Communications freelancer, passes away at age 50


    SPRINGFIELD – Michael Tillotson, a longtime freelance television videographer and director for the Diocese of Springfield’s Catholic Communications office, died late last week at the age of 50. Michael had worked part-time for the diocese for more than 25 years.

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