A man who was a self-anointed spokesman for a mob that locked a priest out of his own church, then was part of the same mob that physically intimidated him when he tried to gain access, is soon to be ordained a deacon by the Catholic Bishop of Raleigh. N.C., Michael Burbidge.
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- Editorial: Diplomacy must become our first instinct
- NJ priest found the core of his calling, from the laity
- Poland's Catholic primate defends conservative vision
- Special Section (in print only): Deacons
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