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Cleveland Catholic parishioners celebrate a reprieve
The diocese is not yet commenting on the Vatican's rare decision, but has warned that -- without the closings -- a shortage of priests, parishioners and money could cripple the entire mission of the Church.
by WKSU's TIM RUDELL


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Historic St. Peter's in downtown Cleveland is among the churches fighting the bishop's order to close.
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Rome may be telling Cleveland to “hold it.” A lawyer for parishioners trying to fight church closings in the Catholic Diocese of Cleveland says the Vatican is overriding the local Bishop in thirteen cases. WKSU’s Tim Rudell talks with one of those parishioners.
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