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Blessed Lolo: first beatified journalist

On Saturday, the church is beatifying for the first time a journalist — Manuel Lorenzo Garrido, known as “Lolo” — and the video below is a poignant look at his life and work.

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posted June 11, 2010 at 9:36 am

A journalist beatified? There’s hope for us all! Deo gratias!

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The Ironic Catholic

posted June 11, 2010 at 1:46 pm

What about Bl. Titus Brandsma?
[Okay. First LAY journalist :-) I think it’s fair to say that Bl. Titus’ was first and foremost a priest, not a journalist. But you have a point, IC. Dcn. G.]

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