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Only In Print: Diocese of Paterson Continues Push For Canonization of Captain LaRue

Benedictine Brother Marinus of St. Paul’s Abbey in Newton, N.J., is seen in this undated photo. Before he became a Benedictine, he was Capt. Leonard LaRue, serving in the Merchant Marine during the Korean War. He is a candidate for sainthood and has the title “Servant of God.” (Photo: CNS/courtesy The Beacon)

By Alexandra Moyen

WINDSOR TERRACE — To achieve what’s been called “the greatest rescue by a single ship in the annals of the sea,” would take the courage of a naval captain in war- time, and the caring heart of a Benedictine monk…

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