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Fort Wayne Mass set for Pope Francis

FORT WAYNE – Kevin C. Rhoades, bishop of the Diocese of Fort Wayne-South Bend, will celebrate a special Mass as prescribed for use upon the election of a new pope, the diocese announced Thursday.

The Mass for Pope Francis is at 5 p.m. Monday at the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception, 1102 S. Clinton St., the diocese said in a statement.

It will serve as a means to offer thanksgiving, the statement said.