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Preparing for October 6th

This Christian World (Mundo Cristiano) article on the canonization of Blessed Josemaría Escrivá provides information about the logistics of the ceremony, volunteers who will collaborate in the celebration, special programs to attend to the needs of pilgrims, and the inspiration of solidarity behind "Harambee 2002."

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Commemorative Book in Germany

A new book on Josemaria Escriva, Profiles of the Founder, was unveiled in the convention hall of the diocese of Cologne recently. The same day more than 3,000 people attended a Mass celebrated by Cardinal Meisner in the Cologne cathedral in commemoration of the centennial of the birth of the Founder of Opus Dei.

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Why does the Church continue to canonize people?

An excerpt from an interview with Cardinal José Saraiva Martins, Prefect of the Congregation for the Causes of Saints, published in Spain's ABC. Cardinal Saraiva took part in the symposium "Witnesses of the 20th Century, Teachers of the 21st Century," which took place in Seville on April 8th.

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Professional Development of Women in Brazil

Morro Velho Social Center began in 1969 in Jardim Taboão, a poor village in the outskirts of São Paulo, with a small group of women from the village. Nowadays some 300 students graduate each year from its course of professional formation.

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Challenges to the family in Kenya

More than 500 people took part in a series of talks and panel discussions on the family, organized by the Family Development Institute of Kianda School in Nairobi, as a way of celebrating the 25th anniversary of the school and also commemorating the centennial of the birth of Blessed Josemaria.

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Sanctity through ordinary work

An article on Saint Josemaria and Opus Dei from the April 2002 issue of Living City, a magazine of the Focolare Movement. The article was published prior to his canonization on October 6, 2002.

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Provisional schedule for canonization events

Provisional information on events in Rome related to Blessed Josemaria's canonization.

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UNIV 2002: Serving others through study and work

A Vatican Information Service article about the Pope's meeting with students on the the UNIV Holy Week trip.

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Irish Archbishop: Escriva a Source of Inspiration for the Modern World

"Opus Dei marked a decisive intervention by God in the life and the work of many individuals and of the Church at large." An article in memory of Blessed Josemaria by the Archbishop of Tuam, recently published in the Irish Catholic.

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Editor of the Catholic Catechism describes Escrivá as a "modern master in the spirituality of work"

Guest commentary in Viennese newspaper by Cardinal Christopher Schönborn, Archbishop of Vienna and general editor of the Catechism of the Catholic Church.

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