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Panel: Genocide, wars, indifference will make Mideast Christians extinct+

A concerted effort to establish a safe haven for them while rebuilding their devastated homelands is preferable to massive permanent resettlement.

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Pope offers red hat to priest whose story moved him to tears+

The cardinal-designate has said he bore those decades of trial because Christ said that those who wished to follow him would have to carry his cross.

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This week in photos+

New Friday feature is a quick photo round up of happenings around the diocese and the world.

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Logic of weapons, self-interest wreak havoc on Mideast, pope says+

What people in Syria and Iraq want more than anything else -- beyond the needed humanitarian aid -- is peace.

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Pope leads 11,000 pilgrims praying rosary for quake victims+

The pope had prepared a normal audience talk, but given the devastation in central Italy, he decided to lead the recitation of the sorrowful mysteries of the rosary.

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Overcoming hurdles with Olympic Spirit+

These athletes will show the world that despite the unimaginable tragedies that they have faced, anyone can contribute to society through their talent, skills and strength of the human spirit.

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Cardinal Macharski, 89, retired archbishop of Krakow, dies+

Just a few months after becoming pope, St. John Paul handpicked Cardinal Macharski to succeed him as archbishop of Krakow.

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Teach your elders well: Pope calls youths to elevate the discourse+

Pope Francis said Christians are called to watch their tongues. And their texting fingers.

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Diocesan Pilgrims gather with Bishop Murphy in Poland+

World Youth Day participants celebrated Mass together and learned more about WYD them "Blessed are the merciful."

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Pope expresses shock over violence in French church+

We are particularly stricken because this horrible violence occurred in a church -- a sacred place in which the love of God is proclaimed -- with the barbaric killing of a priest

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