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Cardinal Edward M. Egan seen following installation Mass of then-Archbishop Timothy M. Dolan as head of Archdiocese of New York

Cardinal Egan, retired archbishop of New York, dies at age 82

March 6, 2015 NEW YORK (CNS) — Cardinal Edward M. Egan, who retired as archbishop of New York in 2009, died March 5. The cause of death was cardiac arrest. He was 82. After collapsing at his residence that afternoon, he was taken to NYU Langone Medical Center, where doctors pronounced him dead at 2:20…

Crown of thorns displayed at New Jersey church

Lent is time of ‘joy’ for Eastern Catholics

March 6, 2015 VATICAN CITY (CNS) — “Joy” is not a word people usually associate with strict fasting and penance — unless they are Eastern-rite Catholics. In the Eastern church, the penitential period that prepares believers to celebrate Easter, is called “Great Lent,” and its prayers invite the faithful to recognize their “need for forgiveness”…

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