Friday, March 05, 2010

Group Wants Boys Town Founder Canonized

The Rev. Edward Flanagan founded Boys Town nearly 90 years ago, and today his mission lives on. Now those who have studied him believe Father Flanagan should be a saint in the Roman Catholic Church.

Flanagan founded the Orphanage for Boys in 1917. Since then, his organization has touched the lives of thousands of children. It’s a legacy that some believe makes Omaha’s best-known priest worthy of sainthood.
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