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A Look at Bishop Melczek's Life of Service

Dec 12, 2014 / Hilary Powell

After fifty years of serving the Roman Catholic Church, a religious leader in the region says he’s ready for a new role in spreading the gospel.

 

The most reverend Dale J. Melczek’s resignation letter was accepted by the Pope Francis last month in accordance with church law requiring retirement by age 75. The Pope appointed Donald J. Hying as bishop of Gary, Ind. in November. I recently sat down with the Bishop Emeritus to look back on his life and find out why he says his calling to serve just won’t quit.

 
 

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Governor Touts Education Plan in Op-Ed

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Dec 17, 2014 /

Indiana Governor Mike Pence wants Hoosiers to understand his plan for improving state education standards.

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Despite Its Beauty, Cuba Isn't Quite Ready For Tourists

Dec. 20, 2014

I’ve always had a good time in Cuba. The people are friendly and funny, the rum is smooth, the music intoxicating and the beaches wide, white and soft.But you’re…

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How Tinseltown Got Tipsy: A Boozy Taste Of Hollywood History

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3-D Scanning Sonar Brings Light To Deep Ocean Shipwrecks

 

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FRONTLINE investigates the explosive growth of Macau as the gambling capital of the world, and how major American casinos conduct business there. Correspondent Lowell Bergman, in collaboration with the Investigative…

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How Tinseltown Got Tipsy: A Boozy Taste Of Hollywood History

Hollywood Pros Fear A Chilling Effect After Sony Bows To Hackers

A Literate London Cabbie's Favorite Books For 2014

 

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Government Sells Last Major Stake In A Bank Post-Financial Crisis

New Cuba Relationship Could Be A Boon For American Farmers

TTYL: Retailers hope to connect over online chat

 

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FRONTLINE investigates the explosive growth of Macau as the gambling capital of the world, and how major American casinos conduct business there. Correspondent Lowell Bergman, in collaboration with the Investigative…

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Despite Its Beauty, Cuba Isn't Quite Ready For Tourists

Youth Who Led Tunisia's Uprising Find Themselves Sidelined

Suddenly, Russia Is Confident No Longer

 

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Hollywood Pros Fear A Chilling Effect After Sony Bows To Hackers

Youth Who Led Tunisia's Uprising Find Themselves Sidelined

Kurdish Troops Free Yazidis, But Major Battles Remain