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Papal apartments at Castel Gandolfo open to the public

The Papal residence at Castel Gandolfo has long been known as the summer retreat of Popes. But now in an historic first the Papal apartments will be open to the public from October 22nd.

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Church must be on the move, not hemmed in by fear of failure

Pope Francis on Friday told participants at an international conference on vocations that faith cannot be reduced to a set of rules and regulations, but, instead, must be a way of life which inspires others to discover the joy of the Gospel message

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Bishop writes on “Faithful Citizenship,” see page 2

Emmett, Idaho Falls open buildings, see page 7

Emmett, Idaho Falls open buildings, see page 7

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