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Joanne Pierce is a professor in the Religious Studies at the College of the Holy Cross.

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Joanne M. Pierce
Emil Kapaun’s selfless actions during combat and imprisonment demonstrated extraordinary heroism, not just in fighting the armed enemies, but also in what the Vatican calls “offering of one’s life” for other human beings.
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Joanne M. Pierce
As a scholar of medieval liturgy and culture, I know that there has been a long history of including children among the saints approved for official recognition and veneration.