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    Jan 27, 2015

    Polls reveal declining support for abortion in U.S.

    (Iobserve photos/courtesy of local March for Life pilgrims)

    By Nate Madden, Catholic News Service
    WASHINGTON (CNS) -- A Jan. 21 report from the National Right to Life Committee and new poll results show that abortion is increasingly unpopular in the United States.

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    Jan 27, 2015

    Father Richard McBrien, prolific theologian and essayist, dies at 78

    By Mark Pattison
    Catholic News Service
    (CNS photo/courtesy of University of Notre Dame)

    WASHINGTON (CNS) -- Father Richard P. McBrien, a retired professor of theology at the University of Notre Dame and who was chair of the university's theology department for 11 years, died Jan. 25 at age 78 in his native Connecticut.

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    Jan 26, 2015

    ‘Draft plan’ created regarding future of Cathedral High School

    (Iobserve photos/Rebecca Drake)

    By Terence Hegarty
    SPRINGFIELD – A “draft plan” addressing the challenges surrounding Cathedral High School has been created, Springfield Bishop Mitchell T. Rozanski said today as he addressed the media.

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    Jan 26, 2015

    Persecuted for faith, Christians are united in bloodshed, pope says

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

    VATICAN CITY (CNS) -- Christians are united in bloodshed as they suffer from violence and persecution in various parts of the world, Pope Francis told Christian leaders.

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