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New book C. Shannon and C. Blum, The Past as Pilgrimage: Narrative, Tradition and the Renewal of Catholic History
--Cardinal Edward Egan, 82
--Fr. Theodore Hesburgh, 97
--Charles Rice, 83
--John Willke, 89
--John "Doc" Carrigg, 93
...CHn "Catholics in Time of War" memoir
Shrine of Little Flower, Michigan, named basilica
...Spotlight Archive: Basilicas of the U.S.
Fr. Robert Barron on 100th anniversary of Thomas Merton's birth
Sainthood causes advance:
...Miracle in Youngstown, OH, through intercession of Ven. Maria Casini?
...Washington, DC-born Servant of God Aloysius Schwartz
New book P. McNamara, New York Catholics: Faith, Attitude and the Works!
New book J. Laycock, The Seer of Bayside: Veronica Lueken and the Struggle to Define Catholicism
--Fr. Richard McBrien, 78
--Mario Cuomo, 82
--William E. May, 87
New book D. von Hildebrand, My Battle Against Hitler: Faith, Truth, and Defiance in the Shadow of the Third Reich
New book K. Schmiesing, ed., Catholicism and Historical Narrative: A Catholic Engagement with Historical Scholarship
This Week in Catholic History on Sacred Heart radio