• The Spirit of Father Damien: The Leper Priest—A Saint for Our Times by Jan de Volder

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    Father Damien, famous for his missionary work with exiled lepers on the Hawaiian island of Molokai, is finally Saint Damien. His sanctity took 120 years to become officially recognized, but between his death in 1889 and his canonization in 2009, amid creeping secularization and suspicion of the m...