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Friday, June 22, 2007

St. Thomas More, Patron Saint of Lawyers


Prayer to Saint Thomas More

Dear Scholar and Martyr, it was not the King of England but you who were the true Defender of the Faith. Like Christ unjustly condemned, neither promises nor threats could make you accept a civil ruler as head of the Christian Church. Perfect in your honesty and love of truth, grant that lawyers and judges may imitate you and achieve true justice for all people. Amen.

Sancte Thoma More,
Ora pro nobis.

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