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Pope sends off missionaries of mercy to help people open hearts to God
Pope Francis gives ashes to a woman as he celebrates Ash Wednesday Mass in St. Peter's Basilica at the Vatican Feb. 10. (CNS photo/Paul Haring) VATICAN CITY (CNS) -- Pope Francis marked the beginning...

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Fasting first makes feasting fun
This year, Ash Wednesday is today, and during Lent, Catholics are called to engage in fasting and abstinence. Whoa, I didn’t mean to startle you and make you drop your bacon double cheeseburger. Don...

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Students at St. John the Evangelist pray to help #DStrong cause
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Students at St. John the Evangelist School in Watertown give a thumbs-up to Dorian Murray, an 8-year-old boy from Westerly, R.I., who recently stopped his cancer treatments.

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Movie review: 'Hail, Caesar!'
George Clooney stars in a scene from the movie "Hail, Caesar!" (CNS photo/Universal) NEW YORK (CNS) – The February release date of writers and directors Joel and Ethan Coen's comedy "Hail, Caesar!" (...

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Pope says he goes to Mexico as a 'missionary of mercy, peace'
Volunteers near the U.S. border in Ciudad Juarez, Mexico, rehearse security movements near a billboard with an image of Pope Francis. (CNS photo/Jose Luis Gonzalez, Reuters) VATICAN CITY (CNS) -- Pop...

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Relics of St. Padre Pio, St. Leopold arrive in Rome for jubilee
An altar server touches the crystal coffin containing the exhumed body of St. Padre Pio at a Catholic church in Rome Feb. 3.(CNS photo/Yara Nardi, Reuters) ROME (CNS) -- Thousands of people waited h...

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St. Paul Catholic students show shear generosity
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BRISTOL – Emily Camden, a 2011 graduate of St. Paul Catholic High School, cuts the hair of freshman Isabelle Kunze as part of a St. Paul initiative for the benefit of the American Cancer Society.

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Pope sends off missionaries of mercy to help people open hearts to God
Pope sends off missionaries of mercy to help people open hearts to God
Fasting first makes feasting fun
Fasting first makes feasting fun
Students at St. John the Evangelist pray to help #DStrong cause
Students at St. John the Evangelist pray to help #DStrong cause
Movie review: 'Hail, Caesar!'
Movie review: 'Hail, Caesar!'
Pope says he goes to Mexico as a 'missionary of mercy, peace'
Pope says he goes to Mexico as a 'missionary of mercy, peace'
Relics of St. Padre Pio, St. Leopold arrive in Rome for jubilee
Relics of St. Padre Pio, St. Leopold arrive in Rome for jubilee
St. Paul Catholic students show shear generosity
St. Paul Catholic students show shear generosity
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ARCHBISHOP

It’s already February going on Lent, but I need to express my very belated appreciation to all of you who...

LOCAL

Archbishop Leonard P. Blair poses with home-schooled students and their parents after celebrating Mass Jan. 22 at the Washington Plaza...

WORLD

Former garbage scavenger turned mentor to street children Maria Georgia "Maggie" Cogtas is pictured Jan. 29 at the 51st International...

ARTS

George Clooney stars in a scene from the movie "Hail, Caesar!" (CNS photo/Universal) NEW YORK (CNS) – The February release date...

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Dr. Edward Karl, left, and Tom LaRussa, manager of ACE Hardware in Bloomfield, hoist a container of can openers, a...

YOUTH

Students at St. John the Evangelist School in Watertown give a thumbs-up to Dorian Murray, an 8-year-old boy from Westerly,...