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Articles and letters re church closures in Cape Breton, N.S. (Antigonish Diocese)

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 Turn off the money tap Cape Breton Post Letters to the Editor Published on February 1, 2013 Letters to the Editor (The Cape Breton Post) William Higgins’s letter (Closing St. Barra Church morally wrong, Jan. 29) definitely expressed the views … Continue reading

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Church and School Cuts Anger Catholics in Philadelphia

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The New York Times online Published: June 24, 2012 By ERIK ECKHOLM Jessica Kourkounis for The New York Times The Rev. Charles Zlock, pastor of St. Mary of the Assumption Parish in Philadelphia, which is being shut down in a … Continue reading

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Archdiocese to close more Catholic churches in Sydney

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The Halifax Herald May 28, 2012 – 7:05pm By MARY ELLEN MacINTYRE Cape Breton Bureau SYDNEY — St. Joseph’s Church will be the primary church serving Roman Catholic parishioners in Sydney proper by June 2014. Less than 20 years old, … Continue reading

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Three Roman Catholic churches to close by July

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The Caper Breton Post 16 January 2012 Chris Shannon Rev. Donald MacGillivary, chair of pastoral planning for the Diocese of Antigonish, said the declining population of the region played a significant role in the decision to close a number of … Continue reading

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