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Thanks to former Baseball Commissioner Fay Vincent for sending this remembrance of George W. Hunt, S.J.
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“Then repay to Caesar what belongs to Caesar and to God what belongs to God” (Mt 22:21)

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John Langan, S.J., preached the homily at the funeral of Robert Drinan, S.J., on Feb. 1, 2007. The full text of his homily is below.
John Courtney Murray is the most significant Catholic theologian the church in the United States has ever produced.
The church must protect the community from harm, but it must also protect the human rights of each individual who may face an accusation.