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April 30, 1987 | WILLIAM TUOHY, Times Staff Writer
Pope John Paul II begins his second trip to West Germany today, and one of the first things on his schedule involves a highly charged religious issue. This is the beatification ceremony here Friday for Sister Theresa, a nun who was killed in the Nazi death camp at Auschwitz in 1942. Sister Theresa was born a Jew named Edith Stein. She declared herself an atheist and then, at age 30, became a Roman Catholic. The question has been raised whether she was executed for being a Catholic or a Jew.
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September 23, 2000 | KRISTINA SAUERWEIN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Sister Theresa Scheuren, a Benedictine nun, made her first million in this desert hamlet in the foothills of the San Gabriel Mountains. She is working on her second million this weekend at a fall festival fund-raiser to help a monastery and its 25 monks. Scheuren couldn't imagine such large sums of money until three years ago, when she said God called upon her to raise money for St. Andrew's Abbey, a 750-acre ranch in the Antelope Valley with apple orchards and towering trees.
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October 12, 1998 | RICHARD BOUDREAUX, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Pope John Paul II bestowed sainthood Sunday on Edith Stein, a Jewish-born Catholic nun killed by the Nazis in 1942, and said the Roman Catholic Church will use her feast day each year to commemorate the Holocaust. Speaking at a canonization Mass in St. Peter's Square, the pope paid tribute to "the millions of Jewish brothers and sisters" slaughtered by the Nazis and pleaded for no recurrence of such a "brutal plan to wipe out a people."
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October 12, 1998 | RICHARD BOUDREAUX, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Pope John Paul II bestowed sainthood Sunday on Edith Stein, a Jewish-born Catholic nun killed by the Nazis in 1942, and said the Roman Catholic Church will use her feast day each year to commemorate the Holocaust. Speaking at a canonization Mass in St. Peter's Square, the pope paid tribute to "the millions of Jewish brothers and sisters" slaughtered by the Nazis and pleaded for no recurrence of such a "brutal plan to wipe out a people."
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May 1, 1987 | DON A. SCHANCHE, Times Staff Writer
Pope John Paul II opened his second papal pilgrimage to West Germany on Thursday by extending a conciliatory hand to Jews who were offended by his plan to beatify today a Jewish-born nun who was killed by the Nazis at Auschwitz in 1942.
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September 23, 2000 | KRISTINA SAUERWEIN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Sister Theresa Scheuren, a Benedictine nun, made her first million in this desert hamlet in the foothills of the San Gabriel Mountains. She is working on her second million this weekend at a fall festival fund-raiser to help a monastery and its 25 monks. Scheuren couldn't imagine such large sums of money until three years ago, when she said God called upon her to raise money for St. Andrew's Abbey, a 750-acre ranch in the Antelope Valley with apple orchards and towering trees.
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May 23, 1997 | From Times Wire Reports
Pope John Paul II intends to canonize as a saint a German nun who was born a Jew and converted to Catholicism in 1933 and was gassed at Auschwitz in 1942. A Massachusetts family prayed to Sister Theresa Benedicta of the Cross, better known as Edith Stein, 10 years ago when their toddler swallowed a massive dose of Tylenol and was rushed to a Boston hospital comatose, her liver and kidneys about to fail.
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January 1, 2001 | From Times Wire Reports
Machete-wielding men stormed a Roman Catholic church, then hacked at worshipers and set some on fire, killing a nun and injuring at least 13 others in the Caribbean island nation of St. Lucia. More than 400 people were attending Mass in the capital, Castries, when several attackers entered the church, police said. The nun who died was identified as Sister Theresa Egan, 72, of Ireland.
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November 24, 1987
The parents of a hospital nurse shot to death in her Van Nuys condominium in 1986 held a news conference Monday to ask the public's help in finding their daughter's killer. Sherri Rae Rasmussen, 29, director of critical care nursing at Glendale Adventist Medical Center, was killed Feb. 24, 1986, when she surprised one or more burglars who beat her and shot her once before stealing her car, said Police Detective Lyle O. Mayer. Nels and Loretta Rasmussen came from Tucson, Ariz.
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February 2, 1991 | LYNNE HEFFLEY
"Fifteen," a dramatic series for and about teens, has a hollow ring. It begins tonight at 6:30 on the Nickelodeon cable channel, to be seen hereafter on Sundays at 1 and 5 p.m. Created by John Binkley, the show follows the trials and tribulations of several high school students. Brooke, a shallow troublemaker, plots to steal sweet Ashley's boyfriend, Matt, who has a drinking problem. She also plans to steal Courtney's boyfriend, rebellious Dylan.
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May 1, 1987 | DON A. SCHANCHE, Times Staff Writer
Pope John Paul II opened his second papal pilgrimage to West Germany on Thursday by extending a conciliatory hand to Jews who were offended by his plan to beatify today a Jewish-born nun who was killed by the Nazis at Auschwitz in 1942.
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April 30, 1987 | WILLIAM TUOHY, Times Staff Writer
Pope John Paul II begins his second trip to West Germany today, and one of the first things on his schedule involves a highly charged religious issue. This is the beatification ceremony here Friday for Sister Theresa, a nun who was killed in the Nazi death camp at Auschwitz in 1942. Sister Theresa was born a Jew named Edith Stein. She declared herself an atheist and then, at age 30, became a Roman Catholic. The question has been raised whether she was executed for being a Catholic or a Jew.
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July 7, 1999
Albina Rose Gariepy, a retired hair stylist and a Ventura resident, died Saturday. She was 86. Born Feb. 28, 1913, in Fall River, Mass., she was the oldest of nine children. In 1934, she married Leo Gariepy. The couple lived in Fall River for about 40 years. She was a stylist there and became friends with many of her loyal customers. Daughter Michelle Bleuel of Ventura said her mother was a very good seamstress. Bleuel said Gariepy could sew anything, including drapes or bridal dresses.
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December 28, 2000 | From Associated Press
The Rev. John Wesley Rice Jr., whose story was told at the GOP convention by daughter and newly appointed National Security Advisor Condoleezza Rice, died at his home Sunday after a long illness. He was 77. In August, Condoleezza Rice told the nation about her father's experience registering as a Republican in the segregated South. The Democrats in Birmingham, Ala.
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