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Martyred Polish priest beatified at Mass in Warsaw

Bishops discuss role of Catholic media with those who practice it

First gay marriage celebrated in Portugal

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Outgoing Catholic University president to become coadjutor of Trenton

Mistrust, deep divisions await O’Malley in Ireland

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