They call news "the first draft of history." After a little time, a couple of rewrites and a revision or two, we offer another look at what was news way back when.
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Editor’s note: This story was originally published in 2001 as part of our History and Heritage sesquicentennial section, and has been tweaked …
Today the parish church built with the nickels, dimes and faith of lumber workers and packing house men becomes one of the pope’s very own.