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1 hr ago | KCBD-TV Lubbock

Hundreds on hand as Ike-damage church reopens

Hundreds of worshippers have attended Easter services at a restored Roman Catholic church in Galveston that had been closed since 2008's Hurricane Ike.

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5 hrs ago | WBOC-TV Salisbury

John Paul's legacy stained by sex abuse scandal

Pope John Paul II is rightly credited with having helped bring down communism, of inspiring a new generation of Catholics with a globe-trotting papacy and of explaining church teaching on a range of hot-button issues as Christianity entered its third millennium.

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Sun Apr 20, 2014

The Indian Express

Arrests in priest murder case divide Catholic Church

Archbishop Bernard Moras, Home minister K J George, MLA N A Haris and MLC Govindraj celebrate Easter in Bangalore on Sunday.

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Chicago Tribune

Police: Husband and wife -- both officers -- dead in murder-suicide

A Cook County Sheriff's Office correctional officer and his wife, a Chicago police officer, were found shot to death inside a home in the Garfield Ridge neighborhood Sunday morning, officials said.

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CBS Local

Cardinal Dolan, Paradegoers Celebrate Easter

The city's Roman Catholic archbishop celebrated Mass Sunday at St. Patrick's Cathedral on Fifth Avenue.

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This is Local London

The Bishop of Kingston Richard Cheetham

Last week I visited a remarkable charity called Chapter 1, together with Bishop Paul Hendricks from the Roman Catholic Church.

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Star-Telegram.com

Leadership to change at Nolan Catholic High School

At the end of June, the Rev. Richard Villa will leave as president of Nolan Catholic High School , ending more than five decades of leadership at the school by the Marianists.

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The Miami Herald

Ukrainians in South Florida spend Easter praying for peace in homeland

Catholic and Orthodox Ukrainians alike are praying this Easter for a Ukraine at peace.

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Related Topix: Religion, Orthodox Church, Wedding, Miami, FL

Sat Apr 19, 2014

The Island Packet

Pope seeks to bring faith to "ends of the Earth"

Pope Francis baptizes 10-year-hold Giorgio Capezzuoli during the Easter vigil service in St. Peter's Basilica, at the Vatican Saturday, April 19, 2014.

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Rock Hill Herald

Miami's archbishop asks special prayers on Easter weekend for Cuban dissident

Wenski was responding to a request by the Center for a Free Cuba, a pro-democracy group based in Washington and headed by Frank Calzon, to several Roman Catholic Church officials to offer prayers for the dissidents on Easter Sunday.

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680News

David Suchet talks a The Last Confession,a papal parallels and his own faith

British actor David Suchet, star of the long-running detective series "Agatha Christie's Poirot," is reprising his role as Giovanni Cardinal Benelli in the papal play "The Last Confession" for an international tour that kicks off Saturday in Toronto.

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KFVS12

Costa Rican a celebrity after certified miracle

Government documents show that General Motors waited years to recall nearly 335,000 Saturn Ions for power steering failures despite getting thousands of consumer complaints and warranty repair claims.

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Albany Times Union

Costa Rican woman attributes miracle to pope

In this July 5, 2013 file photo, Floribeth Mora stands by her shrine to Pope John Paul II inside the entrance to her home in La Union de Cartago, Costa Rica.

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Alice24-7.com

Luna is planning a life of service through exploring her Catholic faith

Elanie Gene Luna, the daughter of Shawn and Abbe Waters and Elias Luna, said of her life vision, "My future plans are to attend Benedictine College in Atchison, Kan., in the fall of 2014; there I will pursue my education in theology.

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The Miami Herald

School children are looking at souvenirs of Pope John Paul II in his hometown of Wadowice, Poland.

A new museum in Poland is offering viewers a chance to see what it's like to walk in the shoes of a saint - or at least to have a look at the black socks he wore for the journey.

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Fri Apr 18, 2014

Sunday Herald

Crucifixion recreated by devout Filipinos

Almost 20 Filipinos and a Danish filmmaker were nailed to crosses to re-enact the crucifixion of Christ on Good Friday, a practice the Roman Catholic Church frowns upon as a distortion of the Easter message.

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WOZZ-FM Appleton

Milwaukee Catholic Archdiocese moves forward on re...

The Milwaukee Catholic Archdiocese took a small step forward Thursday to reorganize its finances and get out of its three-year-old bankruptcy.

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WGAL-TV Lancaster

Pope Francis leads Good Friday service

Pope Francis on Friday evening was leading a service at St. Peter's Basilica in the Vatican to mark Good Friday, the most solemn day in the Christian calendar.

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Examiner.com

Witnesses testify, eyewitnesses confirm that Pope Francis raped, killed children

This article was based on today's exclusive interview with Kevin Annett of the International Tribunal into Crimes of Church and State on this week's litigation in the Brussels Common Law Court of Justice.

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SFGate

Atlanta residents object to planned priests' home

In this March 31, 2014 file photo, the former residence of Atlanta Archbishop Wilton Gregory sits under construction to be used as a rectory for six priests after Gregory moved to a nearby $2.2 million mansion for his own use in Atlanta.

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