Hugs Up in Heaven, As Nicholas Winton Goes to His Reward

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I imagine cheering crowds at the gates of Heaven this morning, welcoming Sir Nicholas Winton to his eternal reward. Winton, you may recall, was a stockbroker and humanitarian who saved 669 Jewish children during the Holocaust, finding homes for them in Britain.His obituary in the L.A. Times explains: Winton arranged trains to carry children from Nazi-occupied Prague to Britain, battling bureaucracy at both ends and saving them from almost certain death — and then kept quiet about his ex … [Read more...]

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Photographer Priest Captures the Dignity of the Poor on Camera

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The Detroit Free Press has a great story today that I'd like you to see:  It's a video interview with Fr. Bob McCabe, a local pastor who photographs those in the margins of society.Father Bob is pastor of St. Pius X parish in the downriver Detroit suburb of Southgate.  He's been a familiar face around the Archdiocese of Detroit for years, known for his photographic skill and for his pastoral work.  This interview brings front-page attention to an important work of the Church:  helping the und … [Read more...]

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