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
- Talk of Latinos' potential political clout dominates La Raza gathering
- Editorial: Pope Francis' exhortation to walk on the margins makes us squirm
- Philippine church takes lead on Francis' environmental encyclical
- Special Section Preview: Social Justice
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by Cindy Wooden, Catholic News Service The Francis Chronicles
by Tony Magliano Making a Difference