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Grand Rapids Diocese Announces Details About Ordination Of New Bishop

Walkowiak comes from Ohio and will take over for Bishop Walter Hurley.  Bishop Hurley has reached the mandatory retirement age of 75.

The Diocese of Grand Rapids has announced details about the upcoming ordination of Bishop-elect Walkowiak.

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David John Walkowiak Announced As Next Bishop Of Diocese Of Grand Rapids

The Diocese of Grand Rapids is ready to welcome their 12th bishop.

Pope Francis has appointed David John Walkowiak, a priest in the Diocese of Cleveland, to lead the Diocese of Grand Rapids.

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Roman Catholic Diocese Of Grand Rapids To Announce New Bishop

There will soon be a new leader for the Roman Catholic Diocese of Grand Rapids.

The Diocese of Grand Rapids will introduce their next bishop at Cathedral Square tomorrow morning at 10:00am.

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West Michigan Catholics Welcome Pope Francis, Celebrate With Special Mass

Yesterday, as the world watched, Cardinal Jorge Bergoglio was introduced as Pope Francis.

Today, West Michigan Catholics will celebrate with a special Mass at the Cathedral of Saint Andrew.

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Cardinal Jorge Mario Bergoglio Of Argentina Introduced As Pope Francis

Cardinal Jorge Mario Bergoglio of Argentina has been introduced as Pope Francis and the new leader of the Roman Catholic Church.

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Live Video From The Vatican During The Papal Conclave [Video]

The Papal Conclave has begun.

Watch live video from Vatican City.

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Vatican Tailor Prepares Clothing For Next Pope

It takes a lot to prepare for a new Pope.  That includes a whole new set of clothing, in multiple sizes, delivered before the start of the conclave.

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Influences From African Spirituality to be Discussed at Marywood

A fascinating conversation will be held one week from today, Saturday, March 9 at the Dominican Center at Marywood from 8:30 a.m. to 12 Noon.

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West Michigan Catholics Attend Mass In Honor Of Pope Benedict XVI, Look Towards Future

Pope Benedict XVI stepped down as leader of the Roman Catholic Church today.

Catholics in West Michigan gathered in Pope Benedict XVI's honor this afternoon as Grand Rapids Diocese Bishop Walter Hurley presided over Mass at the Cathedral of Saint Andrew.

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2013 West Michigan Lenten Fish Fry Guide

It's Lent.  And it's fish fry season!

There are dozens of fish frys around West Michigan. View a long list of where and when to go to enjoy a great fish fry over Lent.

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What Is The Most Difficult Thing You’ve Ever Given Up For Lent?

Ash Wednesday means the arrival of Lent and a time of personal sacrifice for many.

What is the most difficult thing you've ever given up for Lent?

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