Bishop Kevin Doran of Elphin, Ireland, told CNA that there is a good reason to hope that Father Flanagan will soon be declared as such by the Vatican.
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Father Flanagan was a priest who loved as Christ loved, brought hope where there was despair and comfort where there was mourning.
Hundreds of young men fighting in World War II listed the founder of Boys Town, Father Edward Flanagan, as their next of kin. To most of them, he was the only father they ever knew.
The Catholic organization founded by Father Edward Flanagan in the middle of the prairie continues to serve families.
The Omaha Archdiocese closed the diocesan phase of the investigation into the life of Servant of God Father Edward Flanagan with a June 18 Mass.