The New York Times has a fascinating look at the life of Maureen Spillane, who died July 26 at age 78. Spillane "was a mother, a grandmother and a night owl, a gambler and a good neighbor. But before all that, in the role that introduced her to the public eye more than half a century ago, she was a wife."
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In This Issue
- Francis' encyclical an urgent call to prevent world of 'debris, desolation and filth'
- Editorial: Churches can lead the fight against racism
- New family synod document a mixture of welcome, criticism of modern life
- Special Section: Women Today [Print only]
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