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Vatican Radio recalls heroism of priest on Titanic

Catholic World News - September 28, 2012

In an interview commemorating World Maritime Day, a staff member of the Apostleship of the Sea in Great Britain recounted the heroism of Father Thomas Byles, who walked along the decks of the sinking Titanic, giving absolution to groups of passengers and leading the recitation of the Rosary.

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