A sculpture of St. Damien of Molokai is seen at the U.S. Capitol in Washington in this 2017 file photo. (CNS photo/Tyler Orsburn)
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The family members pointed out that the "final Hawaiian choice for Damien in 1965 was very thorough, with the widest possible popular support."
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According to Hawaii County Civil Defense, 36 structures, including 26 homes, already have been destroyed by lava from the newest outflow from Kilauea Volcano.
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The law compels Hawaii's six pregnancy care centers to post or distribute information referring clients to state-provided prenatal services that would include contraception and abortion.
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These are the opening words of the front-page editorial of The Catholic Herald published four days after the Japanese bombed Pearl Harbor.