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    OSWIECIM, Poland (CNS) -- Sitting with head bowed and eyes closed, Pope Francis paid silent tribute to the victims of one of the worst atrocities of the 20th century. The pope arrived July 29 at the Auschwitz-BirkenauNazi death camp in Oswiecim, an ...

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  • Pope pays tribute to Holocaust victims in silence, prayer

    OSWIECIM, Poland (CNS) -- Sitting with head bowed and eyes closed, Pope Francis paid silent tribute to the victims of one of the worst atrocities of the 20th century. The pope arrived July 29 at the Auschwitz-BirkenauNazi death camp in Oswiecim, an ...

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  • Boston pilgrims make historic pilgrimage to Ireland's Knock Shrine

    KNOCK -- As the historic first Aer Lingus plane from Boston to Knock, Ireland touched down on a runway at Ireland West Airport Knock, July 15, a crowd of people stood by to the welcome the passengers of the flight -- among them Cardinal Seán P. ...

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  • Spellman Museum links history with stamps

    WESTON -- Despite the obvious appeal Spellman Museum of Stamps and Postal History, located on the campus of Regis College in Weston, might have to stamp collectors, with its estimated assortment of around two million stamps and its collection evaluation ...

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  • Natural Family Planning Week

    "Natural Family Planning. Love. Mercy. Life. Opening the Heart of Marriage" is the theme of this year's Natural Family Planning Awareness Week, July 24-July 31. This national educational campaign of the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops celebrates ...

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  • Boston churches become hotspots for Pokémon

    BRAINTREE -- In the days following its first debut in New Zealand and Australia on July 5, and then its release in the United States the following day, the mobile game Pokémon GO has become a cultural phenomenon that has rocked local communities ...

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Pope pays tribute to Holocaust victims in silence, prayer


OSWIECIM, Poland (CNS) -- Sitting with head bowed and eyes closed, Pope Francis paid silent tribute to the victims of one of the worst atrocities of the 20th century. The pope arrived July 29 at the Auschwitz-BirkenauNazi death camp in Oswiecim, an area now blanketed by green fields and empty barracks lined by barbed wire fences, remnants of a horror that remains embedded in history.

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Boston pilgrims make historic pilgrimage to Ireland's Knock Shrine


KNOCK -- As the historic first Aer Lingus plane from Boston to Knock, Ireland touched down on a runway at Ireland West Airport Knock, July 15, a crowd of people stood by to the welcome the passengers of the flight -- among them Cardinal Seán P. O'Malley and a number of pilgrims with the Archdiocese of Boston.

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Spellman Museum links history with stamps


WESTON -- Despite the obvious appeal Spellman Museum of Stamps and Postal History, located on the campus of Regis College in Weston, might have to stamp collectors, with its estimated assortment of around two million stamps and its collection evaluation service, it's mostly non-collectors who visit the museum.

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Natural Family Planning Week


"Natural Family Planning. Love. Mercy. Life. Opening the Heart of Marriage" is the theme of this year's Natural Family Planning Awareness Week, July 24-July 31. This national educational campaign of the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops celebrates God's design for married love, the gift of life and seeks to raise awareness of Natural Family Planning (NFP) methods.

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Boston churches become hotspots for Pokémon


BRAINTREE -- In the days following its first debut in New Zealand and Australia on July 5, and then its release in the United States the following day, the mobile game Pokémon GO has become a cultural phenomenon that has rocked local communities around the world.

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Poles join WYD pilgrims in welcoming Pope Francis to Krakow


KRAKOW, Poland (CNS) -- Baptiste Milani's flag pole topped with the French flag reached higher than any of the others near the entrance to Blonia Park. "We wanted to make sure the pope saw it," he said moments after the popemobile with Pope Francis aboard drove past his location July 28, far from the main stage where the welcome ceremonies for World Youth Day were to take place.

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