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ARKANSAS CATHOLIC DEC.EMBE.R 8, 199/ PAGE 7 ABC/CNS The Naval Air Station at Pearl Harbor in Hawaii is littered with wreckage following the Japanese attack that began 50 years ago, Dec. 7, 1941. The bombing pulled the U.S. into World War II. Archbishop urges Catholics to oppose "narrow habits" Dubuque, IA (CNS) -- Responding to a number of racially motivated incidents in the Dubuque area, Archbishop Daniel W. Kucem has urged Catholics to "be the first to oppose those narrow habits of mind which divide human beings from one an- other." The archbishop's letter, read Nov. 17 in all the churches of the archdiocese's Dubuque Deanery, came after Dubuque gained national attention because of at least ten ocoss burnings and eight instances of racially motivated graffiti s'mceJuly. "Not so very long ago, cross burning was used as an instrument of terror against Catholics, as well as against bhcks and Jews," Archbishop Kucera wrote. '1-{ow, then, can we fail to grant to others the very rights for which our own ancestors struggled?" Knights of Columbus makes gift to pope New Haven, GN- Knights of Colum- bus Supreme Knight Vhgil C. Dechant pre- sented Pope John Paul II with a $2 million gift on behalf of the Order during a recent private audience with the Pope in the Vati- can, according to Russell Shaw, Knights of Columbus spokesperson. The $2 million represented earnings on the Knights: $20 million V'war/us C/o/~ (Vicar of Christ) fund. The fund was established with $10 milfion in 1981 and was doubled to $20 million by delegates to the Knights' 1988 international convention. The annual emnaings are given to the pope for his personal charities. JOINT VENTURE Real Estate, Inc. 565-5300 SL Theresa's Maqorie HunecJz, r Olin Wahrmund We can help you wlh any properly M0mb Central Arkansas Mulipb LJsling Service Buy Houses Manage l~rtal Propedy, Ass you VA-HLD pmpelbs "Relearn," from page 1 with himself within Islam." The parish where Cicippio had belonged, St. Paul's in Norristown, has included him and the other hostages in its prayers since the saga began, his brother said. Cidppio's sons, David and Eric, were reunited with the former hostage in Germany. Cicippio's reunion with his family was shadowed by several deaths that occurred while he was held hostage. Just over a year ago, the eldest of his seven children, Joseph, Jr., died of a heart attack at age 35; a sister and two in-laws died soon after his abduction; another sister was diagnosed with ovarian cancer in June and given two months to live. She said she defied the odds out of determination to see her brother again. -- Sotmees for this story ~eluded Catholic News Service, The Associated Press and Reuters Lunch Mon.- Ffi. II A.M. - 1:30 P.M. Dinner Mon. -SaL 6 P.M. - lO P.M. 2721Kavanaugh LR 663-1196