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Pope to celebrate 'simple weekday Mass' for 20,000 at Madison Square Garden


NEW YORK (CNS) -- A "simple weekday Mass" is in the works when Pope Francis celebrates the liturgy with 20,000 people at Madison Square Garden during his U.S. visit. "Simple" takes on a new dimension when the pope is the celebrant and the congregation clears security checkpoints hours before the opening notes of the entrance hymn at the Sept. 25 celebration.

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First bishop of Samoan diocese dies in Rhode Island


NORTH SMITHFIELD, R.I. (CNS) -- The U.S.-born former archbishop of Suva, Fiji, Archbishop George H. Pearce, died Aug. 30 at a retirement residence. He was 94. As bishop of the Islands of Samoa and Tokelau, then-Bishop Pearce participated in the four eight-week sessions of the Second Vatican Council. He was one of the last surviving bishop-participants in the historic sessions from 1962 to 1965.

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Cardinal: Britons crying out for more generous response to migrants


LONDON (CNS) -- Images of drowned refugees are causing the British people to cry out for a more generous response to the migrant crisis engulfing Europe, said an English cardinal. Speaking to ITV News Sept. 2, Cardinal Vincent Nichols of Westminster said shocking images of bodies washed up on beaches in the Mediterranean -- including one of a drowned Syrian boy lying face down -- are revealing "the human face of this suffering."

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