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French President Francois Hollande has made a pension revamp a top priority this year. He is highly eager to avoid a repeat of mass street protests in 2010 when predecessor Nicolas Sarkozy raised the retirement age to 62 from 60.
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Reading 1, Genesis 49:2, 8-10
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Psalm, Psalms 72:3-4, 7-8, 17
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Gospel, Matthew 1:1-17
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St. Olympias
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