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O’Malley preaches forgiveness at Boston service

Cardinal Sean P. O’Malley preached forgiveness at a packed Mass today at the Cathedral of the Holy Cross in Boston, where those killed and injured in the Boston Marathon bombings were remembered.

“Forgiveness does not mean that we do not realize the heinousness of the crime,” he told reporters afterward. “But, in our hearts, when we are unable to forgive, we make ourselves a victim of our own hatred.”

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