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Bishops' communications chairman welcomes FCC vote on net neutrality
Bishops' communications chairman welcomes FCC vote on net neutrality CNS photo by Tolga Bozoglu/EPA
February 27, 2015
Father Theodore Hesburgh, higher education leader, diplomat, dies at 97
Father Theodore Hesburgh, higher education leader, diplomat, dies at 97
February 27, 2015

Holy Cross Father Theodore M. Hesburgh, who led the University of Notre Dame through a period of dramatic growth during his 35 years as president and held sway with political and civil rights leaders, died Feb. 26 at the age of 97.

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Geraldine P. Oftedahl; pro-life activist
February 26, 2015

Geraldine P. Oftedahl, an Irondequoit resident who was active in pro-life initiatives in the Rochester area and beyond, died Feb. 14, 2015.

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Homeless man of deep faith given funeral, burial in Vatican City
February 26, 2015

A homeless man who faithfully attended Mass at a church inside Vatican City for decades was buried in a Vatican cemetery after it was discovered he had died and was left unidentified in a hospital morgue.

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Texas bishop frames theological call to be 'with the immigrant'
Texas bishop frames theological call to be 'with the immigrant'
February 26, 2015

The faith and social justice considerations of immigration might be viewed theologically with an eye not just toward how migrants change "by being with us," said Bishop Daniel E. Flores of Brownsville, Texas, but also "are we willing to change by being with the immigrant?"

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Sister of St. Joseph Anne Mary Dooley, 89
February 25, 2015

Sister of St. Joseph Anne Mary Dooley, died February 2, 2015. She was 89 years old.

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Sister of Mercy Gloria Ruocco, 84
February 25, 2015

Sister of Mercy Gloria Ruocco (formerly S. M. Peter Claver) died Dec. 28, 2014. She was 84.

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