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BISHOP PRESENTS PAPAL HONOUR TO TYHOLLAND WOMAN

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BISHOP PRESENTS PAPAL HONOUR TO TYHOLLAND WOMAN

A papal honour reserved for those who have exhibited long and exceptional service to the Catholic Church, their families and community was conferred on a Tyholland woman this week. Maureen Rice from Tamlet was presented with the Benemerenti Medal at the behest of Pope Francis at a Mass in St Patrick’s Church, Tyholland on Tuesday evening at which Bishop of Clogher Most Rev Dr Liam MacDaid officiated.  The medal, bearing a ribbon in the papal colours of yellow and white, was instituted by Pope Gregory XVI in 1832 and is ...