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Kyrgyzstan plane crash kills 37

The Health Ministry in Kyrgyzstan says a leased Turkish cargo plane has crashed in a residential area just outside the Central Asian country's main airport, killing some 37 people, most of them local villagers, as well as crew on board the aircraft

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Pope Francis at Angelus: Church called to proclaim Christ

Pope Francis prayed the Angelus with pilgrims and tourists gathered in St. Peter’s Square on Sunday

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For photos from the annual St. John’s Christmas pageant, see page 2.

For news about Superintendent Jim Reed’s pending retirement, see page 4.

Pope Francis’ Christmas address, see page 15.




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