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This princess saint was not Harry Potter's owl: St. Hedwig of Silesia

Wroc?aw, Poland, Oct 16, 2019 CNA.- Readers who find this story through a search engine probably were looking for information about Hedwig, Harry Potter’s snowy owl. St. Hedwig of Silesia was not an owl. But read on anyway: she was a princess, a wife, a mother, and a builder of bridges between the German and Polish people. And her husband’s name was “Henry the Bearded.”

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March theme pays tribute to pro-life view of early feminists

WASHINGTON (CNS) -- Organizers of the March for Life have chosen "Life Empowered: Pro-Life Is Pro-Woman" for the 2020 rally and march in Washington. In embracing the theme, Jeanne Mancini, president of the March for Life Education Fund, cited the coming centennial of the 19th Amendment, which gave women the right to vote, and the views of early suffragists, including the best-known figure of the movement, Susan B. Anthony.

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