Native Daughters

Making Saints in a Divided Church

Last October the Roman Catholic Church elevated to sainthood two women of North America: Mother Marianne Cope, the German-American nun who spent her life providing solace to the lepers of Molokai, and...

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Kathleen Sprows Cummings is associate director of the Cushwa Center for the Study of American Catholicism at the University of Notre Dame.

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