In a massive downsizing, the Cleveland diocese is shuttering 50 parishes due to financial problems, lack of priests and a lack of practicing Catholics. What a mess. And what a trauma to all Clevelanders, Catholic and non-Catholic alike.
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- Editorial: Financial reforms need transparency
- Good conversations for society to have
- Wars, extremism fray Christian-Muslim relations in Middle East
- Special Section Preview: Family Life
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