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Vatican Declares Fr. McGivney "Venerable"

Mar 31, 2008 "Pope Benedict XVI Saturday approved a decree recognizing the heroic virtue of Father Michael J. McGivney, founder of the Knights of Columbus. The pope’s declaration significantly advances the priest’s process toward sainthood and gives the parish priest the distinction of “Venerable Servant of God.” If canonized, Father McGivney would be the first American born priest to be so honored." - From Supreme Council website

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http://www.kofc.org/un/news/releases/detail.cfm?id=547428

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