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  • n  the third person in the Trinity; Jesus promised the Apostles that he would send the Holy Spirit after his Crucifixion and Resurrection; it came on Pentecost

  • When China Altman and George Blakely Rogers married recently in Boston, they accepted the offer of an old friend to be their "paraclete," or special adviser and supporter of .
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  • Civil lawsuit filed in Crookston priest sex abuse
    A lawsuit filed by Saint Paul attorney Jeff Anderson in Crookston Monday morning charges The Diocese of Crookston, the Diocese of Fall River, Massachusetts and the Servants of the Paraclete group with a dozen counts of nuisance and negligence in their handling of former Priest James Porter.
    June 25, 2013 - KARE 11 Minneapolis-St. Paul

  • Pope Benedict XVI in Zenit News Agency
    In your mission as pastors, draw confidence from the Paraclete who defends, counsels and protects,the Pope said. "Encourage the faithful to welcome all to which the Spirit gives birth!"
  • Pope John Paul II in Zenit News Agency
    ...Brother, I pray that this anniversary may become, as venerable John Paul II wrote in his apostolic letter for the fourth centenary of the Union of Brest, "an appeal to the Spirit-Paraclete, that he may cause to flourish everything which...

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