Magazine article National Catholic Reporter

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Magazine article National Catholic Reporter

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ANGELA LARIVIERE has been awarded the 2002 Cardinal Bernardin New Leadership Award, presented annually by the U.S. bishops' Catholic Campaign for Human Development to recognize young Catholics who have taken leadership roles in fighting poverty and injustice. The award, named for the late Cardinal Joseph Bernardin of Chicago, was presented Nov. 10 in Washington. Lariviere has spent the last two years developing and coordinating the Youth Empowerment Project for Ameri-Corps and VISTA volunteers in Columbus, Ohio, where she has worked to address the needs of homeless children.

A MEXICAN MISSIONARY was named an honorary citizen of Seoul for his 20 years of service to poor and terminally ill people. Fr. Jose Sandoval Iniguez, 67, received the "certificate of honorary citizenship of Seoul" in late October as part of a citywide festival. The Guadalupe priest said he is happy and grateful to receive the honor, as it encourages him to devote himself "to further serve other people in need." He was honored for running an evening school for factory workers and poor students, and helping dying people as a hospice worker.

A MEXICAN FEDERAL JUDGE has absolved drug baron Benjamin Arellano Felix of involvement in the 1993 murder of Guadalajara Cardinal Juan Jesus Posadas Ocampo for lack of evidence. Judge Humberto Venancio Pineda's Nov. 13 decision marks the end of attempts to convict Arellano in the death of the cardinal in a hail of bullets while sitting in his vehicle at Guadalajara's international airport in May 1993. …

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