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    Oct 29, 2014

    Cardinal announces school closures, mergers in Chicago Archdiocese

    (CNS photo/Karen Callaway, Catholic New World)

    By Catholic News Service
    CHICAGO (CNS) -- In a major restructuring, the Archdiocese of Chicago announced Oct. 29 that 14 elementary schools would be closed

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    Oct 29, 2014

    Judge grants Ave Maria University temporary injunction on HHS mandate

    (Iobserve photo/courtesy of Ave Maria University website)

    By Catholic News Service
    TAMPA, Fla. (CNS) -- A federal judge in Florida has granted Ave Maria University's motion for a preliminary injunction to keep the Catholic university

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    Oct 29, 2014

    Don't be bad Christians, people may think atheism is better, pope says

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

    VATICAN CITY (CNS) -- The way Christians behave can either help and inspire others, or turn them away from ever following Jesus, Pope Francis said.

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    Oct 28, 2014

    'Don't give up hope': Archbishop responds to woman's suicide plan

    (CNS photo/Jon DeBellis)

    By Ed Langlois, Catholic News Service
    PORTLAND, Ore. (CNS) -- As a young California woman gained national attention for her plan to use Oregon's assisted suicide law,

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